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NSA Warns of Russian Hackers, Urges Patching of Defense Systems

The U.S. National Security Agency warned that Russia’s hackers are exploiting a flaw in products made by the software company VMware Inc.

The NSA said in a Monday advisory that Russia was using the flaw to “access protected data” and urged administrators of national security and defense systems, as well as defense contractors, to patch their networks and take other measures to reduce the risk of attack.