SEC hack exposed personal data of 2 people

Hackers accessed the personal information of two people when they breached the Securities and Exchange Commission's electronic filing system, EDGAR, earlier this month, according to a SEC statement.

Staff is notifying the two affected individuals, whose names, birthdates and Social Security numbers may have been compromised. SEC officials previously said no personal information was revealed during the breach, which may have allowed hackers to profit from insider trading.

"The 2016 intrusion and its ramifications concern me deeply.  I am focused on getting to the bottom of the matter and, importantly, lifting our cybersecurity efforts moving forward," said SEC Chairman Jay Clayton.

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