October 29, 2014

White House hacked - was Russia involved?

Featuring Ben FitzGerald

Source: USA Today

Journalist David Jackson

The White House is confirming cyber attacks on unclassified computer networks, and people are pointing the finger of suspicion at Russia.

"The White House has detected some activity of concern on the White House network," said spokesman Josh Earnest, and is seeking to learn the source of hack attacks.

While security firms have accused Russia of involvement in similar attacks, Earnest said it would be "unwise" for him to speculate on culprits because an investigation is ongoing.

Read the full article at USA Today.

Authors

  • Ben FitzGerald

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Defense Program

    Ben FitzGerald is a partner at Lupa, a private investment firm, and an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). At Lupa he leads the firm’s inve...