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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, June 5

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    Records on 4 million people stolen in huge government data breach

    In what may be one of the biggest data breaches ever affecting the U.S. government, hackers broke into the systems of the Office of Personnel Management and the records of approximately four million people have been stolen. Investigators suspect hackers based in China and have linked this latest intrusion to earlier hacks into health insurers Anthem and Wellspring, the New York Times reports. An executive of security firm iSight told the Times that researchers believe the hacking group is creating a huge database of personally identifiable information “that they can reach back to for further activity.”

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