WASHINGTON | ‘Unknown entity’ breached House GOP campaign arm in 2018

WASHINGTON | ‘Unknown entity’ breached House GOP campaign arm in 2018

WASHINGTON— The National Republican Congressional Committee said Tuesday that it was hit with a “cyber intrusion” during the 2018 midterm campaigns and has reported the breach to the FBI.

The committee provided few details about the incident, but said the intrusion was conducted by an “unknown entity.”

“The cybersecurity of the committee’s data is paramount, and upon learning of the intrusion, the NRCC immediately launched an internal investigation and notified the FBI, which is now investigating the matter,” spokesman Ian Prior said in a statement.

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