Jan. 6, 2023, 3:05 PM
A Russian group of hackers known as Cold River targeted Brookhaven, Argonne and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories this past summer, Reuters reports, citing internet records the media outlet and five unidentified cyber security experts reviewed.
- Records showed hackers made fake login pages and emailed scientists in bid to obtain passwords
- Reuters wasn’t able to determine if any of the hackers’ intrusion attempts were successful and why they were targeted
- Brookhaven spokesperson declined to comment to Reuters; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories didn’t respond to Reuters’ request for comment; spokesperson for Argonne referred questions to the US department of Energy, which …