Russian Hackers Used Kaspersky Software to Steal NSA Data on U.S. Cyber Defense

(Worthy News) – Russian hackers stole data belonging to the National Security Agency about America’s cyber defense from the home computer of a U.S. government contractor, according to people familiar with the matter.

The material was highly classified and was identified by the hackers since the contractor was using Russian Kaspersky Lab antivirus software, the Wall Street Journal reports.

The stolen material included details about how the NSA penetrates foreign computer networks, the computer code it uses for such spying and how it defends networks inside the U.S., these people said. [ Source: Washington Free Beacon (Read More…) ]

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