SEC staff forced to tell chairman about hack when stolen data used by inside trader – MarketWatch

Securities and Exchange Commission lawyers reluctantly realized while investigating an insider-trading case in August that it was time to tell new chairman Jay Clayton about a major breach of the agency’s systems that happened in 2016. Why now? Because despite immediately patching the hole that hackers went through, their case was based on the non-public information stolen from the SEC’s own systems.

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