or state department America, the country’s foreign affairs agency, recently a . was hit by cyber attack, and according to a Fox News reporter, there were reports of a potentially serious breach by the Defense Department’s Cyber Command.
Fox News journalist Jackie Heinrich said on his Twitter account that it was unclear when the breach was discovered, but it is believed to have happened a few weeks ago.
He said the State Department’s current mission to evacuate American and allied refugees from Afghanistan “has not been impressed.”
Without confirming the incident, a source following the events told the report that the State Department had not experienced any significant disruptions and that none of its operations were affected.
“The Department takes its responsibility for the security of your information seriously and is always taking steps to ensure that the information is secure,” a State Department spokesman said in a statement.
“For the sake of security, we cannot discuss the nature or scope of any alleged cyber security incidents at this time,” he said.