Congress Under Constant Barrage of Malware

Congress and other government agencies are under a cyber attack an
average of 1.8 billion times a month, a number that has been growing
exponentially since President Barack Obama took office. In 2008, security events caused by vectors including worms, Trojan
horses and spybots averaged 8 million hits per month. That number
skyrocketed to 1.6 billion in 2009 and climbed to 1.8 billion this
year, according to Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Terrance Gainer. Read the full article. [Politico]

Congress and other government agencies are under a cyber attack an
average of 1.8 billion times a month, a number that has been growing
exponentially since President Barack Obama took office. In 2008, security events caused by vectors including worms, Trojan
horses and spybots averaged 8 million hits per month. That number
skyrocketed to 1.6 billion in 2009 and climbed to 1.8 billion this
year, according to Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Terrance Gainer. Read the full article. [Politico]

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