VA—Easy Target for Foreign Hackers?

Posted on 06/5/2013 by | General News | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsBy Kevin Freking of The Associated Press At least eight foreign-sponsored organizations have hacked into computer networks at the Veterans Affairs Department in recent years or were actively trying to do so, a former VA computer security chief told Congress on Tuesday. Jerry Davis, who served as the VA’s chief information security officer until February 2013, said in written testimony to a House subcommittee that the VA became aware of the computer hacking in March 2010 and that attacks continue …