The US government issued a joint report by the FBI and Department of homeland security, which refers to the hacker attacks against energy companies and industrial enterprises. On it informs Agency Reuters.
On approval of the intelligence services, hackers may have a keen interest in nuclear energy, aviation, water, and also to the key industries. Security officials said about the number of successful cyberwoman, but not to describe specific cases and their consequences.
It is noted that a favorite technique of hackers remain infected emails and websites, with which criminals are able to gain access to the computer networks of his victims.
September 7, credit Bureau Equifax reported the hacking of their servers, resulting in the attackers gained personal information 143 million Americans. Thanks to the “hole” in the security system of the website Equifax hackers gained access to the addresses, dates of birth, social security numbers and driver’s licenses.
In January was published the declassified version of the report of US intelligence, which claimed that hackers attacked American computer systems during the election campaign, are the Russian authorities are using the attack allegedly wanted to influence the political process in the country. In response, the Kremlin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow is seriously tired of the accusations and believes the ongoing “witch hunt”.