Another Year, Another Round of Hacks

On the Fourth of July last year, we published a slideshow of 10 hacks targeting US government-affiliated networks. It’s a year later, and, oddly enough, people have continued to attack government networks.

On the Fourth of July last year, we published a slideshow of 10 hacks targeting US government-affiliated networks. It’s a year later, and, oddly enough, people have continued to attack government networks. Such hacks are unsurprising, in part because plenty of people are none too fond of the U.S., but also in part because of what some experts consider a woefully outdated approach to securing government systems.

Pictured: The Senate Armed Services Subcommittee 

(Courtesy image via U.S. Air Force/Jim Varhegyi)

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