LGBT employees among D.C. workers targeted by hackers

By : Lou Chibbaro Jr OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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LGBT D.C. government employees were among possibly thousands of city workers targeted by foreign and domestic hackers last week through a barrage of suspicious emails, according to employees and an official with the D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO).

“The District of Columbia government received multiple and perhaps coordinated email phishing attacks from overseas and domestic sources on Tuesday, July 24,” said Barry Krucoff, OCTO’s Interim Chief Technology Officer in a statement to the Washington Blade.

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