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CNN: Marine Corps headquarters at Pentagon hit by computer virus

[ Thanks to Abel
for this link. ]

“Marine Corps computer technicians were at work overnight
Friday, improving security, after the Corps headquarters at the
Pentagon was hit by a “worm virus,” a Marine Corps source told
CNN.”

“The Thursday afternoon attack infiltrated only “unclassified”
computer systems, according to the source, and affected Microsoft
programs only. Computer systems containing sensitive or
“classified” information were not affected, he said…”

The Pentagon has spent hundreds of millions of dollars in
the last several years bolstering computer security, to combat
attacks on computer systems from international foes, companies and
domestic computer hackers.


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