Skip to comments.Cyber criminals target Congress: 60 members from both parties are left UNABLE TO ACCESS data for weeks in latest ransomware hack
Posted on 06/08/2021 2:44:08 PM PDT by dynachrome
At least 60 members of Congress from both parties have been unable to access data for weeks in the latest ransomware attack to strike the United States.
The target was iConstituent, a tech vendor that provides constituent outreach services to dozens of House offices, including a newsletter service that allows lawmakers to communicate with residents in their districts and a service to track constituent casework.
It's the latest cyber attack after a series of hacks against the US executive branch and American companies have left many institutions feeling vulnerable and the Biden administration struggling to deal with the situation.
The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, which handles IT security for the House of Representatives, said there was 'no impact' on overall House data and it was working with the company to resolve the situation.
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Inside job , Obama’s people
Time to start hunting down hackers as enemy combatants and terminating them with extreme prejudice.
We are in a cyber war right now.
Pelosi’s IT guys back on the job?
Hillary would say wipe it clean . . with a cloth.
Didn’t happen under Trump.
Someone clicked on the “win a date with hunter biden app”
I thought they worked for Wasserman-Shulz?
Unless, of course, it's an inside job....
AMEN! Hang them in the public square where ever they are found and captured.
Classic deep state strategy of tension op.
Before he died Rush said on his radio, hopefully some of you will remember, that a top official told him that China had 6000 men in a building working specifically just to hack into the pentagon, Congress our infrastructure etc. I’m beginning to wonder if China is responsible for all those Cyber attacks.
Hopefully this means they couldn’t do anything, and that’s a success for this congress and US citizens.
Trying to stampede CONgress into banning bitcoin?
or something like that =)
A lot more Chinese work over here than Russians.
Probably, that and “we need more warrantless backdoors to everything”.
If it prevents them from spending money that we don’t have, that could be a good thing!
Sweet! No more casework! </congressmen>
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