Hacker Posts Stolen Data on FBI, Homeland Security Employees Online

TechNewsWorld | February 10, 2016

The U.S. departments of Justice and Homeland Security announced the investigation of reports that a malicious threat actor breached the government computer systems and stole sensitive information about employees. Post-event analysis tells the agencies that the attack was fairly basic, leaning heavily on social engineering. In this story from TechNewsWorld, Armor Director of Cyber Threat Research Dr. Chase Cunningham explains that poor employee habits are rarely trained out of wide-scale user populations, particularly when budgets are tight.