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NBC News Breaking.. Russia Hacked The Pentagon

Thursday, August 6, 2015 15:42
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Russia hacked Pentagon computers: NBC News

NBC News is reporting Russia has hacked computers at the Pentagon, with CNBC’s Sue Herera.

U.S. officials tell NBC News that Russia launched a “sophisticated
cyberattack” against the Pentagon’s Joint Staff unclassified email
system, which has been shut down and taken offline for nearly two weeks.
According to the officials, the “sophisticated cyber intrusion”
occurred sometime around July 25 and affected some 4,000 military and
civilian personnel who work for the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Sources tell NBC News that it appears the cyberattack relied on some kind of
automated system that rapidly gathered massive amounts of data and
within a minute distributed all the information to thousands of accounts
on the Internet. The officials also report the suspected Russian
hackers coordinated the sophisticated cyberassault via encrypted
accounts on social media.

The officials say its not clear whether
the attack was sanctioned by the Russian government or conducted by
individuals. But, given the scope of the attack, “It was clearly the
work of a state actor,” the officials say.

They stressed that no
classified information was seized or compromised and that only
unclassified accounts and emails were hacked.…


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