Tuesday, 9 June 2015

US Military Gets Website Temporarily Offline After Attack

The US military has its own website temporarily taken off the air after it was hacked. The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) claimed the attack. The group employs a statement that it could carry out the attack on the content delivery network (CDN) to target the website.

In the control unit the attackers discovered that it was possible to adjust the secure content trails. So it was possible to add content to the website of the Army. As proof of the SEA posted several screenshots of the control panel. According to the US military, the attackers knew indeed a part of army.mil to compromise. To prevent further damage or theft of military data, it was decided to temporarily take down the site, so late Brigadier Malcolm Frost know . Meanwhile, the website is back online.

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