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Cyber attack on International Monetary Fund investigated

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NEW YORK (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says it's investigating a computer attack.

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IMF spokesman David Hawley says the fund's computer systems are fully functional. The IMF told staffers about it on Wednesday but hasn't released a public announcement. The IMF wouldn't give further details.

The New York Times cited unnamed IMF officials as saying the attack was sophisticated and serious.

The IMF is already facing a headache after the arrest of its former leader, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who was charged with sexually assaulting a maid in a New York hotel.

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