The Securities and Exchange Commission looked anew at a 2016 hack of its electronic corporate filing system as part of an enforcement investigation, its chairman said in testimony prepared for a Senate hearing on Tuesday.
SEC Chairman Jay Clayton’s testimony said the commission began reviewing the hack of the Edgar filing system in August due to “an ongoing enforcement investigation,” according to remarks prepared for the Senate Banking Committee. The SEC hadn’t previously disclosed that it looked into the 2016 hack because of an investigation into possible illegal trading.
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