NSA and Kaspersky Ensnarled by Russian Web

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U.S. companies got a disturbing preview of just how Russia might be able to steal their secrets, with news that Kaspersky Lab anti-virus software was allegedly used to hack an unsuspecting NSA contractor.

Russian state-sponsored hackers reportedly stole critical details on how the U.S. conducts cyber espionage and defends against cyber operations directed at its classified networks, when they hacked the computer of the contractor who had uploaded highly classified documents onto a home computer, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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