The hackers behind the attacks are believed to be affiliated with a foreign government. Is it one of the governments/victims upset at IMF bailout terms? Or is it just good old fashioned intelligence gathering?
The fund told employees June 8 that it would replace their RSA SecurID tokens. EMC Corp.’s RSA security-systems unit offered to swap the tokens after a breach of its own network, disclosed in March, resulted in the theft of RSA data. A SecurID device is shaped like a key fob or a computer-memory stick and generates random-number passwords used to gain access to a computer network.