White House confirms cyberattack

The White House confirmed but sought to downplay a report…

The White House confirmed but sought to downplay a report by a conservative website on Sunday that it had been the victim of a cyberattack, volunteering to POLITICO that no harm had been done.

The Washington Free Beacon reported that Chinese hackers had attacked a computer system in the White House Military Office.

A White House official speaking on background late Sunday confirmed there was an attempted hack but said that it affected an unclassified network, was “isolated” and that there was no evidence that any data had been stolen.

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  • David from Hawaii

    Don’t the Chinese make and own our computers?

  • USMC Recce

    Really the Chinese military hackers were just browsing through the White House computer network for fun?