Forum Thread: Newest White House Hack....thoughts?

Newest White House Hack....thoughts?

On Wednesday night, the White House confirmed that the email system utilized by the Joint Chief of Staff at the Pentagon was hacked about two weeks ago. The attack has forced the military to take down the network, which has yet to be restored. Sources saying Pentagon believes attack was carried out by another government, naming Russia as the prime suspect, although admits no direct evidence has been found. The attack was conducted via spear-phising. This is the 2nd time since late April that the White House has been hacked. The full story is linked. Thoughts anyone?

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2015/08/06/russia-reportedly-hacks-pentagon-email-system/31228625/

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Was the first attack spear-phising also?

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