SolarWinds hackers accessed Homeland Security emails

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The DHS is responsible for

The intelligence value of hacking the DHS's emails is unknown, but the symbolism is clear

Suspected Russian hackers who carried out the massive SolarWinds hack last year breached email accounts belonging to the former acting head of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and senior members...

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