Hackers Launch Major Attack on US Military Labs

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| The attack was described as being conducted through several waves of phishing
| emails with malicious attachments, starting on Oct. 29. Although not stated,
| these would presumably have launched Trojans if opened, designed to bypass
| security systems from within, which raises the likelihood that the attacks
| were targeted specifically at the lab.



Hackers hit Naval War College computer network

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| Hackers attacked the computer network at the Naval War College in
| Newport, taking down the school's network for more than two weeks,
| including some e-mail services and the college's Web site.
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| Military spokesmen would not give an estimate on when the school's
| Web site, www.nwc.navy.mil, will be back up.
| ...Investigators were trying to determine the extent of the intrusion,
| Gabos said.