Pentagon Breach Could Be The Latest Russia-Sponsored Hack
Russia is thought to be behind an email breach at the Pentagon, which would be just the latest in a string of attacks on U.S. federal targets.By Evan Thomas | August 7, 2015
Unnamed officials say Russia hit the Pentagon's email systems in a July 25 cyberattack.
CNBC reports attackers gained access to some 4,000 accounts in the unclassified Joint Staff email system and used automated tools to send stolen data to storage accounts across the Internet.
The Pentagon reportedly shut down its email system for nearly two weeks to investigate.