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On Aug. 20, one day after committee staff asked where the CyFIR appliance was, OPM returned it to CyTech, Chaffetz’s letter said. CyTech reported that it appeared the device’s data storage drive had been deleted on Aug. 17. “The deletion or loss of that data – intentional or otherwise – would damage the Committee’s effort to determine how and why OPM’s networks were infiltrated,” Chaffetz wrote. Sources familiar with the situation said CyFIR’s storage capacity was 16TB.