New GAO report says the number of breaches between 2006 and 2015 increased 1,300 percent. (Photo: iStock)

A new report by the Government Accountability Office paints a disturbing picture of cybersecurity in the federal government.

The report shows a 1,300 percent increase in the number of reported cyberattacks on federal agencies between 2006 and 2015, from roughly 5,500 to more than 77,000.

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