U.S. Army responds to website hack

A military spokesman said the Army took ‘appropriate preventive measures’ to counteract the breach, specifically taking down the website temporarily.

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Last week, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management blamed Chinese hackers for a December intrusion that may well have been the largest hack of government data ever, with 4 million employee records compromised.

That was a big black eye on government data security. Yet another one came Monday, when hackers compromised the U.S. Army’s website and wrote anti-military messages.

BREAKING: Syrian Electronic Army hacks U.S. Army’s website http://t.co/tztYOvwW2A pic.twitter.com/x2EGsYyFVm

— Justin Miller (@justinjm1) June 8, 2015

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