Russian Hackers Stole US Classified Papers With Anti-Virus: report

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Published on October 11, 2017 by fahmidah

The Wall Street Journal reports that hackers working for the Russian government stole details of how the NSA targets foreign computer networks and defends against cyber attacks. According to the report, the hackers were able to access the information after the contractor copied highly classified material into his own computer. The hackers were able to identify the files by piggy-backing on Russian-made Kaspersky anti-virus software.

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