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How to protect yourself from a massive, ongoing cyberattack

In a cyber attack, hackers or criminals have access to computers and files from computers across the world.

But unlike with a normal attack, they do not actually do anything malicious.

They just take over computers. 

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has identified more than 20,000 computer systems it believes were targeted by a hacking group called “FraudAlert” that stole data, including passwords, banking information, and personal information. 

Fraud Alert is a hacking collective that gained notoriety in recent months as a prolific hacking group that stole more than $200 million from banks and other companies. 

Its leader, Alexander “Hannibal” Wagner, who goes by the alias “Kurt Nimmo” or “KJ,” is believed to have been behind at least five major breaches of US companies.

Wagner’s hacking group has also targeted government agencies, but Wagner is believed not to have directed any of those attacks. 

As part of its investigation, the FBI identified the group’s hacking capabilities, including the ability to access computers in countries such as Turkey, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, the United Kingdom, Romania, and Russia. 

“We are also working with the Ukrainian government to find the source of this cyber attack,” FBI Director James Comey said.

“The threat is real.

It’s growing.

And the only way to fight it is to have all of our systems and all of the data on them.” 

A group of hackers known as FUDAlert used the group behind a recent data breach at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to gain access to the computers of federal employees, including some of the agency’s top executives, as well as employees of OPM and the State Department. 

A total of 16.8 million people had their personal data stolen in the breach. 

More: The FBI has identified a group of more than 100,000 computers the group believed to be tied to FUDalert and the group used to hack into federal government computers.

The group was allegedly able to steal at least 2.4 million credit card numbers, 1.6 million social security numbers, 2.2 million bank account numbers, and about 1.4 billion passwords. 

FBI Director Comey also said FUD Alert has previously hacked into other federal and local government systems. 

This week, the government announced that it had been able to break into an internal network used by the Office for National Security, which is responsible for overseeing the US government’s cybersecurity. 

In addition, federal agencies are being notified that their computers are vulnerable to a malicious cyberattack. 

An investigation has already begun into the breach and officials say they are still working to determine the extent of the attack. 

Officials said that, while the attacks were highly sophisticated, the threat is not believed to pose a direct threat to the US or to any of its citizens. 

It is not known what type of data was stolen, but the FBI said that in some cases, the hacker would have accessed sensitive data including passwords and banking records. 

But while the FBI says the group was targeting federal employees and their families, officials say the hack could have also impacted federal contractors and contractors in other agencies. 

For example, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is being notified of a cybersecurity incident affecting some of its contractors, the agency said. 

Federal contractors are also being notified about the incident. 

According to the Office’s website, the VA has about 1,400 contractors who work on everything from patient care to data processing, and the Department’s cyber operations center is a virtual command center for the Department.

The VA is also monitoring the threat. 

If the Department does not identify and report the breach, it could be years before federal agencies can begin to restore confidence in the agency and the federal government. 

However, the U.S. government’s own cybersecurity chief said that he is concerned that there are still ways the hack will affect future government operations. 

We have to be vigilant.

We have to make sure we have a cyber team that’s ready to step in and handle this, and that’s the best way to protect against a cyberattack,” John Miller told CNNMoney. 

 Miller, who is also the acting director of the Office and the Deputy Director of National Intelligence, also said the government should hire a private cybersecurity firm to work with the federal agencies and contractors. 

Miller said he is also concerned that government contractors who are being targeted are not being adequately trained and that there is a lack of oversight of how the government manages cyber risks. 

Read more: “You know, we have got to be more vigilant.

I don’t think we should be relying on a private contractor to handle this.

I think it’s a problem,” Miller said.