(Worthy News) – Russian government hackers have spent the last two years waging cyberattacks against U.S. government entities and multiple critical infrastructure sectors, the Trump administration said Thursday, marking the first time the White House has officially accused the Kremlin of attempting to breach its power grid amid rising tensions between Washington and Moscow.
Since March 2016, hackers working for the Russian government have targeted government entities and elements of the American energy, nuclear, commercial facilities, water, aviation and critical manufacturing sectors, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and FBI warned in a technical alert.
“Russian government cyber actors […] targeted small commercial facilities’ networks where they staged malware, conducted spear-phishing and gained remote access into energy sector networks,” the alert said. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More…) ]
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