US nuclear agency a target in 'massive' cyber attack

From Sky News' reporter

Deborah Haynes

Foreign affairs editor @haynesdeborah

The US Department of Energy, with responsibility for managing nuclear weapons, has emerged as a victim of a major suspected Russian hacking campaign.

A spokeswoman confirmed that the department was responding to a cyber breach but said that the security of the nuclear weapons had not been affected.


"At this point, the investigation has found that the malware has been isolated to business networks only, and has not impacted the mission essential national security functions of the department," Shaylyn Hynes said in a statement.


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https://news.sky.com/story/biden-to-make-cybersecurity-a-top-priority-after-massive-hack-attack-on-the-us-government-12165958


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