Anonymous has reportedly been hacking US government computers for almost a year

According to Reuters, a recent FBI memo admits that hacking collective Anonymous has been accessing multiple US government computer systems and stolen information over the past year. The alleged memo is said to have been distributed yesterday, and calls the intrusions a “widespread problem that should be addressed.” The Department of Energy, the US Army, and the Department of Health and Human Services are all mentioned as targets.

The attacks started last December

The attacks are said to have started last December, using an exploit present in Adobe’s ColdFusion software. After gaining access, the perpetrators reportedly installed back doors in the systems so they could regain access at a later date; Reuters states that many of the…

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