The US military now believes that Russian hackers, likely tied to the Putin regime, were behind last month’s massive cyber attack on the Defense Department’s e-mail servers. But don’t expect our government to respond.
After all, that news comes on the heels of White House-Pentagon battling over just how much of a threat Vladimir Putin poses.
Top US military commanders are imploring the administration to take seriously what Gen. Joseph Votel, head of the US Special Operations Command, calls an “existential threat” from Russia.
And Gen. Joseph Dunford, on track to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has concluded that “Russia presents the greatest threat to our national security.”