An internal confidential report from the United N
One of the offices that were hit by a sophisticated cyber attack is the U.N.
“One U.N. official told the AP that the hack, which was first detected over the summer, appeared “sophisticated” and that the extent of the damage remains unclear, especially in terms of p
The level of sophistication of the attack and the specific nature of the target suggests the involvement of a nation-state actor.
“We were hacked,” declared U.N.
The report states that at least 42 servers were “compromised,” three of them belonged to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Experts suspect that another 25 servers located at the United Nations offices in Geneva and Vienna were also compromised.
“Technicians at the United Nations office in Geneva, the world body’s European hub, on at least two occasions worked through weekends in recent months to isolate the local U.N. data center from the Internet, re-write p