Defense Secretary reveals Russian hack of department’s networks

Ian Duncan reports:

Russian hackers infiltrated the Department of Defense‘s unclassified network earlier this year, Secretary Ashton B. Carter said in a speech at Stanford University Thursday.

The attack has not previously been reported. Carter said attackers discovered a vulnerability in an older network that hadn’t been repaired. An elite Defense Department team identified the break-in and began looking for the culprits, he said.

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