FBI: Russian hackers targeting government networks

FBI: Russian hackers targeting government networks

Thursday, October 22, 2020 | Tag Cloud Tags: FBI, hacker, infrastructure, News, Russia, Security, War, Worthy News
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(Worthy News) – Russian hackers have targeted dozens of government computer networks in recent weeks, the FBI warned Thursday, adding that there's no indication the efforts have disrupted the U.S. elections process.

The joint advisory from the FBI and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency said that a Russian state-sponsored hacking effort targeted dozens of state, local, territorial and/or tribal government, and aviation networks, successfully compromising at least two as of Oct. 1.

The hackers accessed information related to network passwords, vendors and access badges. The advisory didn't reveal the specific jurisdictions targeted by the cyberattacks. [ Source: UPI (Read More…) ]

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