For sale: Access to gov sites

Wednesday - 1/26/2011, 4:14pm EST

Rob Rachwald, Director of Security Strategy, Imperva

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Are military, government and university websites up for sale? One hacker is offering access to government websites for a price. The ad claims that for $500 you can buy access to the Army's website.

How did this attack happen? And what is the government doing to stop it?

Security firm Imperva was the first to discover the security breach.

Rob Rachwald, the director of Security Strategy at Imperva, told the DorobekINSIDER how the company discovered the attack.

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