posted on Nov, 15 2013 @ 06:05 PM
The FBI has issued a memo that outlines some government agency computers have been under hack attack for a year already.
Hackers from Anonymous apparently also left back doors open and returned later to steal sensitive info on government employees, contractors, and
The memo warns that something should be done !!
So, we have somebody hacking and stealing and now they say somebody needs to do something long after the damage is done ?
Is the government *THAT* inept, incompetent, and lazy to allow this in the first place and then appear to drag their collective feet ?
Sounds pretty much normal these days eh?
(Reuters) - Activist hackers linked to the collective known as Anonymous have secretly accessed U.S. government computers in multiple agencies and
stolen sensitive information in a campaign that began almost a year ago, the FBI warned this week.
The hackers exploited a flaw in Adobe Systems Inc's software to launch a rash of electronic break-ins that began last December, then left "back
doors" to return to many of the machines as recently as last month, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a memo seen by Reuters.
The memo, distributed on Thursday, described the attacks as "a widespread problem that should be addressed." It said the breach affected the U.S.
Army, Department of Energy, Department of Health and Human Services, and perhaps many more agencies.
FBI warns of U.S. government breaches by
Shows we can't trust government at all ... right?