Cyber-security firm identifies attack on US federal commission

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Cyber-security firm identifies attack on US federal commission

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has been hit with a cyber-attack, reported the cyber security firm Avast. 

The Cyber-security and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) declined to comment on the attack and said all requests for more information should go to USCIRF. USCIRF did not respond to requests for comment. 

USCIRF was established in 1998 and described itself as a US federal government commission that monitors the right to freedom of religion or belief abroad. The organization uses international standards to monitor religious freedom violations globally and makes policy recommendations to the President, the Secretary of State, and Congress.

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