DHS: Unknown hackers targeted the US Census Bureau network

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The US Department of Homeland Security said that unknown threat actors have targeted the US Census network during the last year in its first-ever Homeland Threat Assessment (HTA) report released earlier this week.

The US Census Bureau is the largest US federal government statistical agency responsible for collecting statistical data about the US economy and population.

This data is then used by the federal government to allocate over $675 billion in federal funds to tribal, local, and state governments every year.

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