SEC reveals hack, possibility info was used for trading


SEC reveals hack, possibility info was used for trading
  1. SEC reveals hack, possibility info was used for trading
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    The SEC says its corporate filing system was hacked last year and the intruders may have used the nonpublic information they obtained to profit…
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The SEC says its corporate filing system was hacked last year and the intruders may have used the nonpublic information they obtained to profit illegally.

The disclosure comes two months after a government watchdog said deficiencies in the agency’s computer systems put the information they contain at risk. It also follows a massive hack at the credit reporting agency Equifax.

Read: Two SEC whistleblower awards this week

The SEC issued a statement late Wednesday that said the breach was discovered last year but the possibility of illicit trading was only …

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