Russian Hackers Breached The NSA Through Russian-Made Antivirus Software

Russian hackers managed to steal National Security Agency (NSA) data on how the U.S. hacks into foreign networks by making use of the Russian-made antivirus software Kaspersky.

These Russian hackers, working on behalf of the Kremlin, stole code from the home computer of an NSA contractor after he took highly classified data back from NSA networks and stored it at his residence, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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  • BillyHW

    Oopsies.

  • Maggat

    Puts a whole new meaning to anti-virus .

    • BillyHW

      The Russian Flu is going to get you!

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Once again, a contractor. Allen and Hamilton can’t seem to lay off the Booz when they hire these people.