“Attacks against us are increasing in frequency, scale, sophistication and severity of impact. Although we must be prepared for a catastrophic large scale strike, a so-called cyber armageddon, the reality is that we’ve been living with an expanding and constant barrage of cyber attacks for some time.” – James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence
Russia reportedly hacked into a sensitive part of the White House computer system recently.
They were able to view Obama’s schedule.
And two Russian spy ships are now operating off the US coast.
The Russian RFS VIKTOR LEONOV CCB175 was spotted near Havana in 2014.
The Pentagon says there are now two Russian naval ships operating off of US shores. A second ship has recently come up from Venezuela.
And two Russian spy ships are now operating off the US coast. One ship recently left Venezuela to
Russian hackers behind the damaging cyber intrusion of the State Department in recent months used that perch to penetrate sensitive parts of the White House computer system, according to U.S. officials briefed on the investigation.
While the White House has said the breach only ever affected an unclassified system, that description belies the seriousness of the intrusion. The hackers had access to sensitive information such as real-time non-public details of the president’s schedule. While such information is not classified, it is still highly sensitive and prized by foreign intelligence agencies, U.S. officials say.
The White House in October said it noticed suspicious activity in the unclassified network that serves the executive office of the president. The system has been shut down periodically to allow for security upgrades.
Via: Gateway Pundit