U.S. State Department - 17/11/2014

The US State Department shut down one of its computer networks when it was believed to have been hacked. Experts believe this is related to the breach to the White House's unclassified computer network. On Monday Jeff Rathke, a State Department spokesperson said "the department had recently detected "activity of concern" in portions of the system handling non-classified emails, and the weekend maintenance included security improvements responding to the breach."More Information: http://phys.org/news/2014-11-state-dept-hacked-email.html#inlRlvon Monday, Rathke said the department had recently detected "activity of concern" in portions of the system handling non-classified emails, and the weekend maintenance included security improvements responding to the breach. Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-11-state-dept-hacked-email.html#jCpon Monday, Rathke said the department had recently detected "activity of concern" in portions of the system handling non-classified emails, and the weekend maintenance included security improvements responding to the breach. Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-11-state-dept-hacked-email.html#jCp