Almost two weeks after a major hack attack, an Energy Department laboratory is back online. Government Computer News reports, Internet access and most public websites have been restored at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Washington state. An advanced persistent threat took down sites and internal networks on July 1st. Officials say additional security measures have been added and no classified or sensitive information was compromised.
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