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U.S. Treasury Site Hacked

The websites involved were bep.gov (Bureau of Engraving and Printing), bep.treas.gov and moneyfactory.gov

Roger Thompson, Chief Research Officer for AVG, who leads a global team of security researchers, blogged earlier today abiot how a U.S. Treasury site had been hacked and were reaching out to an attack site in Ukraine.

The websites involved were bep.gov (Bureau of Engraving and Printing), bep.treas.gov and moneyfactory.gov - they had been script injected, Thompson explained, with a line of code (circled in red on the screenshot below).



Thompson warned:

"Btw, you should _not_ mess with the attack site (grepad) ... it was dead earlier today, but could easily come back to life."

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