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Pentagon Confirms 2008 Computer Breach — 'Worst Ever' 157

Posted by timothy
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jowifi writes "The New York Times reports that the Pentagon has confirmed that, in 2008, a foreign agent instigated 'the most significant breach of US military computers ever' using a USB flash drive. While the breach was previously reported on Wired and the LA Times, this is the first official confirmation of the attack that led to the banning of USB drives on government computers."
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Pentagon Confirms 2008 Computer Breach — 'Worst Ever'

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