The still-unknown hackers planted malicious software inside an unsecure server. The software appeared to be part of networking software used in distributed denial of service attacks.
However, the breach is raising further questions about whether the compromise of Healthcare.gov is more serious.
Advanced nation state-level hackers in the past have masked cyber attacks using deception and false originating data in order to make it appear to investigators that the cyber penetration was carried out by less-sophisticated attackers, or to have originated from a specific location that is different from the actual origin.
Additionally, there should be concerns that the DDOS indicator as the motive for…