NASA Has Been Under Heavy Cyber Attack

NASA Repeatedly Attacked, Jet Propulsion Lab Compromised, eWeek

"The National Aeronautics and Space Administration was under heavy attack over the past two years, as adversaries tried to infect machines with malware or use advanced persistent threats to get into the network, according to Congressional testimony.

Attackers from a Chinese-based IP address had breached the network at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and gained full access to the networks and sensitive user accounts, NASA Inspector General Paul Martin told the House Science, Space and Technology committee Feb. 29. NASA made the discovery in November, and the JPL incident is still under investigation, according to Martin."

Marc's note: One reader pointed this story out to me and now another has notified me I should have looked at the date a little closer. My bad, the story is a year old. With all the Chinese hacking being reported these days I assumed the story was from last week. My apologies.

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