The FBI is investigating a hacker attack aimed at the reporters of the newspaper the New York Times, and examines the possible involvement in the incident of the Russian special services. This was stated by the official representatives of the us administration, reports Deutsche Welle with reference to the AP.
Cyber attacks were aimed at individual journalists, but investigators do not think the entire computer network of the newspaper has been compromised.
The number of journalists who were victims of cyberattacks, not reported. Doesn’t say how many accounts were hacked.
Among the victims of cyber attacks also means the Moscow Bureau of The New York Times. The representative of the press service of the newspaper, Eileen Murphy, said the lack of evidence that the internal system of the Moscow Bureau suffered from cyber-attacks.
Previously, the Federal authorities have launched an investigation into the attack on the national Committee of the US Democratic party, which led to the leak of thousands of emails intended for internal use.
Experts on cyber security said that the incident is the handiwork of Russian intelligence. Also discussed were the other institutions of the Democrats.