Hackers linked to China breached the UK MoD database.

Hackers have broken into a database containing personal data of United Kingdom (UK) military and Ministry of Defense employees, Sky News reported. BBC News also confirmed the information.

Sky News claims hackers linked to Chinese authorities are behind the attack. According to information available to BBC News, the hackers gained access to a system that stores military payslips, bank account numbers, and, in some cases, home addresses.