HHS Secretary: No Data Breach, No Degradation of Networks During ‘Enhanced Cyber Activity’

NextGov: The head of the Health and Human Services Department is assuring the public there was no penetration into the department’s systems following media reports of a “cyberattack” meant to slow the government’s response to the novel coronavirus.

“In the previous 24 hours we saw a great deal of enhanced activity with relation to the HHS computer systems and website,” HHS Secretary Alex Azar told reporters during a White House briefing Monday on the government’s management of the pandemic.

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