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Wall Street Journal Breaks CyTech’s Involvement in OPM Breach Investigation

News, OPM

Full Story on the Wall Street Journal’s Website (Paywall)

But four people familiar with the investigation said the breach was actually discovered during a mid-April sales demonstration at OPM by a Virginia company called CyTECH Services, which has a networks forensics platform called CyFIR. CyTECH, trying to show OPM how its cybersecurity product worked, ran a diagnostics study on OPM’s network and discovered malware was embedded on the network. Investigators believe the hackers had been in the network for a year or more.