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White House says unclassified network hit in cyberattack

2014/10/29

Dark Reading - (National) A White House National Security Council official confirmed October 29 that an unclassified portion of the White House network was the victim of an ongoing cyberattack, resulting in temporary system outages and loss of network connectivity for some users. Authorities worked to mitigate the threat and the attack did not cause any damage to White House computers or systems.

Source: http://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/white-house-says-unclassified-network-hit-in-cyberattack/d/d-id/1317060

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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