Contractor That Does Nuclear Weapons-Related Works For Energy Department Hit By Ransomware

Contractor That Does Nuclear Weapons-Related Works For Energy Department Hit By Ransomware

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Officials from the tech-based consulting firm, Sol Oriens, a subcontractor for the Department of Energy that performs nuclear weapons-related work, confirmed to Fox News that at some point last month it became aware of a cyber-breech.

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“Upon detecting suspicious activity within our network environment, our IT professionals immediately secured the system and we quickly recovered priority company systems,” Sol Oriens said in a statement to Fox News. 

The firm did not clarify the exact date it learned of the attack or if this was another ransomware hit, but said “relevant local, state and federal agencies” had been notified.

“The investigation is ongoing, but we recently determined that an unauthorized individual acquired certain documents from our systems,” Sol Oriens said. “Those documents are currently under rev

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