The Greatest cyber attack on the US government in world’s histroy has been executed during the last month. Days after days the US government and the common PC users are subjected to numerous hacker attacks from all sides. For example, in April, Russian hackers have made a successful attack on the Pentagon. And today received information that alleged Chinese hackers have gained access to the data of more than 4 million civil servants, among them as a force at the moment, and retired civil servants. Authoritative agency Reuters reported that this attack is the most powerful in the history of cybercrime.
According to the Reuters, the hackers gained access to data by attacking the Office of Personnel of the United States (OPM). It is reported that all the data stored in the data center MIA USA. There are also stored data sets of federal structures of the state.
After the hackers attacked, the FBI began to investigate the case. Already after a short time the eyes fell on China. China immediately responded to the accusations, saying that such statements by the US government are unfounded and irresponsible. Also, the Chinese government observed that tracing such an attack through cross-border routes is incredibly difficult and almost impossible.
China is not the only hacker enemy the US has. According to the US, the most dangerous group of cybersecurity services is some undetected Russian hacking group. Numerous reports state that such a grouping can only be tracked obtaining the results and that is impossible. The Russian hackers attack was done to the structural system of the United States, acting as the central bank of the state. The extent of damage has not yet been reported. The cyber attack hit the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
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