Hackers have breached a federal agency – could it be Russia?


It is still not yet clear, but it is alleged that Russia could be behind the US attack and the officials are not sure of the severity of the damages yet.

A Security expert Costin Raiu has noted that a copy of a relatively sophisticated malware that appeared to be a unique combination of existing hacking tools that had no obvious connections to any known hacking teams was uploaded to a research repository.

It was noted that the intruders used compromised logins to implant malware and to get access to the agency’s network, using that to steal files.

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