CBS reporter Attkisson releases more on computer hack
Sharyl Attkisson said on "CBS This Morning" that the odd behavior of her devices had been going on for months. One example of that was that her home and work computers were turning themselves on and then back off at night.
She said, "I was able to verify and obtain some information on the suspicious activities and then I reported that to CBS News management in January, since it included CBS equipment and systems. CBS then hired an independent cyber security firm which then conducted a thorough forensic analysis and that ruled out the ordinary malware, phishing programs and that sort of thing."
"The unauthorized party accessed the CBS computer at my home on multiple occasions, and specifically in December, they used sophisticated methods to cover their tracks, meaning they tried to remove the indications of their previous unauthorized activity," she said. "