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White House “Cyber Attack” was One Email Message

October 1st, 2012 Comments off

The news media was giving great play today to a “cyber attack” on the White House, which “penetrated a secure area.”  The nature of this nefarious, newsworthy attack? ONE spearphishing email with a malware attachment. An attachment which, by the way, was never opened. Can we say “overreaction”, boys and girls?
•  Original alarmist article: http://freebeacon.com/white-house-hack-attack/
•  Article debunking the media reaction: http://www.geekosystem.com/white-house-cyberattack-email/