Network attack disables naval war college

Friday, 1 December 2006, 1:27 AM EST

Computer and e-mail systems are off-line at the Naval War College following a network intrusion Nov. 15. After the attack, the Defense Department raised its information warfare awareness level to Information Condition (Infocon) 4.

Navy officials declined to comment on the source of the attack. “The nature and extent of the intrusion are operational issues and I can’t discuss them further,” said Cmdr. Doug Gabos, spokesman for Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command, which ordered the shutdown. The college’s site remains down pending an investigation.

At FCW.

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