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While examinations of the 2016 SEC breach continue, there are signs the attack could have been part of a broader intrusion aimed at other government agencies or private companies. (Photo: Shutterstock)

(Bloomberg) – The hack of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s corporate-filing database likely involved Eastern European criminals who may have been perusing market-moving information stored in the regulator’s network for months, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.

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