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Cyber-Attack Hits U.S. Health Agency Amid Covid-19 Outbreak

  • NSC tweet on disinformation Sunday was connected to attack
  • Cyber intrusion comes as U.S. battles the coronavirus pandemic
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The U.S. Health and Human Services Department suffered a cyber-attack on its computer system, part of what people familiar with the incident called a campaign of disruption and disinformation that was aimed at undermining the response to the coronavirus pandemic and may have been the work of a foreign actor.