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investigators looking into cyber theft of millions of u. s. government workers data have found a clue hackers use the same electronic toward a simpler cyber attack on one of the nation's largest insurance companies that tool tying to hack attacks to china , just of men cover cybersecurity for reuters whether number of tools that were used in the breach of the office of personnel management , one of them was %HESITATION called is called secular and it's a remote access trojan for control of capture computers %HESITATION and it's a fairly rare one it's one it's only shown up in a handful of chinese , uh attacks how including the attack on nine anthem to cyber preach at the u. s. office of personnel management granted hackers access to government job applicant security clearance forms detailing past drug use love affairs and foreign contacts u. s. investigators believe the hacker is deceptively registered a website to try to capture a ploy names and passwords and attack earlier this year on insurance company and found that affected up to eighty million people has been tied to group that security researchers say is affiliated with china's ministry of state security which is focused on counter intelligence , it's not about stealing defense secrets or our trade secrets , this is specifically gathering intelligence on , well another governments and in this case united states , washington has not publicly accuse beijing of orchestrating the government deter preached and china has dismissed any suggestion that was behind the attacks