The New York Times reports:
The scope of a hack engineered by one of Russia’s premier intelligence agencies became clearer on Monday, when some Trump administration officials acknowledged that other federal agencies — the State Department, the Department of Homeland Security and parts of the Pentagon — had been compromised.
Investigators were struggling to determine the extent to which the military, intelligence community and nuclear laboratories were affected by the highly sophisticated attack. United States officials did not detect the attack until recent weeks, and then only when a private cybersecurity firm, FireEye, alerted American intelligence.
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This is what “getting along with Putin” was like. When you help elect a president with cyberwar, you get to keep waging that cyberwar, and winning that cyberwar. Trump being a patsy made us all patsies. https://t.co/NW9s6asejt
— Timothy Snyder (@TimothyDSnyder) December 15, 2020