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OPM Disavows CyTech’s Support in Fortune Magazine Related to OPM Data Breach Discovery

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Full story on Fortune’s Website.

Fortune has learned that the detection of that cyber intrusion appears to have arisen during a product demonstration by network security company CyTech Services, corroborating a report that first appeared in the Wall Street Journal. The firm, a Manassas, Va.-based company founded in 2002, had apparently sent a team to pitch its flagship product, a vulnerability assessment tool called CyFIR. During the demonstration, the tool identified the zero-day, aka previously unknown, malware associated with the latest breach, a person familiar the investigation told Fortune.