Growing alarm as U.S. government investigates extent of hacking campaign

미 사이버안보국, 정부 전산망 해킹에 “심각한 위협” 경고…바이든, 연방정부 해킹 사건에 “대가 치르게 할 것”

US nationwide safety has been placed on excessive alert,…. following a big, subtle cyberattack that stretches again to months in the past,… which has only in the near past come to mild.
The authorities and the incoming Biden administration have pledged a swift and robust response.
Lee Kyung-eun has the most recent.
U.S. authorities have expressed rising alarm over a complicated cyber-attack,… after it emerged that federal networks had skilled an assault a couple of months in the past.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency on Thursday warned that the hack “poses a grave threat” to essential organizations in each private and non-private sectors.
The company identified the most recent hacking had displayed a fantastic diploma of sophistication… leading to extreme harm to components of the federal networks.
The large situation, it mentioned, is that it’s extremely advanced and difficult to take away malware inserted within the software program.
Earlier this week, the U.S. authorities confirmed elite hackers, suspected to be Russian, attacked its networks in March.
It referred to as the hacking “significant and ongoing”.
The Treasury and Commerce departments are among the many affected businesses,… and the checklist might develop because the investigation develops.
Following the information, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden pledged robust retaliation in opposition to these accountable.
He additionally mentioned that cybersecurity will likely be prime of his agenda…as he promised a swift response in opposition to the most recent assault as quickly as he takes workplace in January.
The whole harm has not been confirmed,… however watchers say it might mark the worst authorities hacking in U.S. historical past.
Eyes are additionally on how the incident will have an effect on future Washington-Moscow relations,… after Russian President Vladimir Putin had beforehand expressed hope of enhancing ties.
Lee Kyung-eun, Arirang News.

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2020-12-18, 10:00 (KST)