The FBI is now probing FDIC hacks allegedly carried out by the Chinese military

The FBI is investigating how hackers managed to make their way into computers at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Unfortunately, this isn’t a new case — it’s been going on since at least 2010.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/27/fbi-is-now-probing-fdic-hacks-allegedly-carried-out-by-chinese-military.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Congressional Committee Report Finds Something Rotten at FDIC


Officials at the United States Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, which insures deposits in U.S. banks, made false statements to Congress and failed to make timely notification of serious cybersecurity breaches, according to a U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology’s interim staff report. FDIC CIO Lawrence Gross has created a toxic work environment, misled Congress, and retaliated against whistle-blowers, the report claims. The FDIC deliberately evaded congressional oversight, it also says.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83708.html?rss=1

Powered by WPeMatico

Report: China hacked FDIC, U.S. officials covered it up

China’s spies hacked into computers at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation from 2010 until 2013 — and American government officials tried to cover it up, according to a Congressional report.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/5u6mjMt0RdE/index.html

Powered by WPeMatico