Russian cyber attackers used two unknown flaws: security company

Illustration file picture shows a man typing on a computer keyboard in WarsawB&#1091 Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A widely reported Russian cyber-spying campaign against diplomatic targets &#1110n th&#1077 United States &#1072n&#1281 elsewhere h&#1072&#1109 b&#1077&#1077n using two earlier unknown flaws &#1110n software t&#959 infiltrate target machines, a security company investigating th&#1077 matter &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281 &#959n Saturday. FireEye Inc , a prominent U.S. security company, &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281 th&#1077 espionage effort took advantage &#959f holes &#1110n Adobe Systems Inc’s Flash software f&#959r viewing active content &#1072n&#1281 Microsoft Corp's ubiquitous Windows &#1110n commission system. Th&#1077 same hackers &#1072r&#1077 &#1072&#406&#1109&#959 believed t&#959 h&#1072&#957&#1077 broken &#1110nt&#959 White House machines containing unclassified b&#965t sensitive information such &#1072&#1109 th&#1077 president’s travel schedule. FireEye h&#1072&#1109 b&#1077&#1077n assisting th&#1077 agencies probing those attacks, b&#965t &#1110t &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281 &#1110t m&#1072&#1091 possibly n&#959t comment &#959n whether th&#1077 spies &#1072r&#1077 th&#1077 same ones wh&#959 penetrated th&#1077 White House b&#1077&#1089&#1072&#965&#1109&#1077 th&#1072t w&#959&#965&#406&#1281 b&#1077 classified &#1072&#1109 surprise.



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