Crackers Cause Pentagon to Put Computers Offline

Crackers Cause Pentagon to Put Computers Offline – Anarchysoft writes “As many as 1500 Pentagon computers were brought offline on Wednesday in response to a cyber attack. Defense Secretary Robert Gates reported of the fallout both that the attack had ‘no adverse impact on department operations’ and that ‘there will be some administrative disruptions and personal inconveniences.’ When asked whether his own e-mail had been compromised, Gates responded, ‘I don’t do e-mail. I’m a very low-tech person.'” Read more of this story at Slashdot. [Slasdot]
Crackers Cause Pentagon to Put Computers OfflineAnarchysoft writes “As many as 1500 Pentagon computers were brought offline on Wednesday in response to a cyber attack. Defense Secretary Robert Gates reported of the fallout both that the attack had ‘no adverse impact on department operations’ and that ‘there will be some administrative disruptions and personal inconveniences.’ When asked whether his own e-mail had been compromised, Gates responded, ‘I don’t do e-mail. I’m a very low-tech person.'”

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