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Pompeo Blames Russia For Massive US Cyberattack

US Sec State Mike Pompeo at Henry Jackson Society 21 July 2020
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Russia was “pretty clearly” behind a devastating cyberattack on several U.S. government agencies that also hit targets worldwide, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

Microsoft said late Thursday that it had notified more than 40 customers hit by the malware, which security experts say could allow attackers unfettered network access to key government systems and electric power grids and other utilities.

“There was a significant effort to use a piece of third-party software to essentially embed code inside of U.S. government systems,” Pompeo told The Mark Levin Show on Friday…

To read more visit The Moscow Times.

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