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The FBI is investigating a possible attack on Moscow Bureau of The New York Times

The FBI is investigating a possible attack on Moscow Bureau of The New York Times

by sigismund » 2016-08-24 10:54:07


involvement in the incident are suspected hackers associated with the Russian special services.


FBI investigating cyber attacks on the website of the Moscow Bureau of The New York Times. Of involvement in the incident are suspected hackers associated with the Russian special services. Currently, there is no evidence that the hacking attempt made earlier this month, was successful.

"We constantly monitor our networks, using the most modern tools. We found no evidence that our internal systems, including the network's Moscow Bureau, has been hacked or compromised," - said the representative of The New York Times Eileen Murphy (Eileen Murphy).

About the attempts of hackers to hack news resource became known two months after the end of the private investigation of the attack on the servers of the National Committee of the US Democratic party.

While the Obama administration officially accused the Russian authorities of involvement in the hacking NCDP, although the higher ranks of American secret services agree in the opinion that attack is the work of the FSB and the GRU.

According to administration officials, as soon as the investigation is completed, President Obama will decide on the appropriateness of the response. It can be expressed in the form of an informal warning, economic sanctions or counter of any kind, notes The New York Times.
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