US leaders express concern over recent cyberattack

On Thursday, it became known that the Ministry of Energy and Microsoft were among the victims of the hack.

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s administration and President-elect Joe Biden have raised alarm over massive computer invasion suspected of having committed Russia.
The cyber division of the Department of Homeland Security said the hack “poses a serious threat to the federal and state governments, municipalities, tribal and territorial entities, as well as to critical infrastructure and other private sector organizations.”.
On Thursday, it became known that the Ministry of Energy and Microsoft were among the victims of the hack. Earlier it was reported that the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Commerce were attacked.

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News of the attack first surfaced over the weekend.
The Cyber ​​and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said the attack infiltrated “highly sophisticated and non-standard” malware into computer networks.
Department of Energy said the attack only affected its business network.

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