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U.S. Homeland Security employees locked out of computer networks

U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees in the Washington area and Philadelphia were unable to access some agency computer networks on Tuesday, according to three sources familiar with the matter. It was not immediately clear how widespread the issue was or how significantly it affected daily functions at DHS, a large government agency whose responsibilities

Thousands of State Department e-mail accounts still risk being hacked, report says

Nearly six years after auditors first warned—back in then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s day—that thousands of unused or neglected State Department e-mail accounts risked “being compromised by unauthorized users for unauthorized purposes,” thousands of similar accounts still exist, according to an internal watchdog report. By federal rules, the inactive accounts are supposed to be shut