The wave of high-level cyberattacks continues as the Federal Reserve confirmed that one of its internal Web sites was hacked into today, according to Reuters. Read More ..
"The Federal Reserve system is aware that information was obtained by exploiting a temporary vulnerability in a website vendor product," a Fed spokeswoman told Reuters. "Exposure was fixed shortly after discovery and is no longer an issue. This incident did not affect critical operations of the Federal Reserve system."
Apparently the hackers accessed data associated with specific individuals, according to Reuters.
This attack comes on the heels of the hacking group Anonymous claiming on Sunday to have published login and private information from more than 4,000 U.S. bank executive accounts. The group may have gotten this data from the Federal Reserve's computers.
It's unclear if the two breaches are connected. Government officials did not say which of its Web sites were hacked. However, according to Reuters, it was most likely an internal contact database for banks to use during natural disasters.