U.S. National Weather Service, Weather.gov

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 19, 2012
Silver Spring , MD
United States
Maryland US
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Dataloss DB
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Hackers targeted the U.S. National Weather Service website Weather.gov in an attempt to exploit vulnerabilities in U.S. government online systems.  The hackers claim to have begun a campaign in response to U.S. cyber attacks in Muslim nations.  Partial login credentials and system and network configuration files were accessed and posted online.