US Government Warns Critical Manufacturing Industries and Government Entities about Sophisticated Cyber Attack

  • In a distributed report on Friday, the Department of Homeland Security and FBI have warned that multiple government entities along with critical manufacturing industries including nuclear, water, aviation, and energy are being targeted by sophisticated hackers since May this year. The warning mail also pointed out that the hackers were successful in compromising some targeted networks but no specific victims have been identified yet. Both Department of Homeland Security spokesperson Scott McConnell and Federal Bureau of Investigation have declined to comment on the emailed report. Experts have reportedly called these cyber attacks as “very aggressive activity”.