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A survey of Russian hackers led by the Associated Press revealed major problems in US cybersecurity.
Hackers, known as Fancy Bear, also allegedly disrupted the 2016 US presidential election by getting access to e-mail accounts of at least 87 top defense contractors, disclosing information about drones, stealth fighters, cloud computing, computing platforms, missiles And the rocket.
Most accounts are personal Gmail accounts, although a few are corporate accounts.
U.S. defense contractors of all sizes, including Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Boeing, Airbus and General Atomics, as well as a number of trading groups and foreign contractors, were attacked.
Officials have not figured out what hackers have been stealing, but hackers have exposed the vulm in U.S. cyber security. According to the Associated Press, only one of the 31 contractors who spoke to the exporter got any warning from U.S. officials.
The Associated Press approached Charles Sowell, senior adviser to the director of the National Intelligence Agency.
“What they seem to be targeting and who are working on these options are some of the most advanced and advanced technologies that will have an impact on our competitive edge and our defense if any of these programs are affected,” said Sowell. “This is really terrible.”
Hackers have used fake notifications to access email accounts.
Major General James Poss, a retired Air Force general who has conducted UAS studies for the FAA, received a notice from Google that warned him of a security breach.
“I clicked it and immediately knew I already had it,” Poss said. He quickly realized that the hacker had designed the alarm so he could enter his certificate.
The AP also talked to drone consultant Keven Gambold, who also targeted hacking. He pointed out that hackers are increasingly threatening U.S. cybersecurity and giving them technological advantages. He said: “This will allow them to skip the years of rare experience.”
He said the threat from Russian hackers has alarmed his company, saying that if we’re dealing with client-specific data, they “have almost returned to using a standalone system – we’re around FedEx’s hard drive.
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