Arlington, VA – It’s been confirmed that on Tuesday, the Pentagon ordered a classified internal communications network to be shutdown due to security breaching concerns.
It was reported that The Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET) was shut down mid-morning for “emergency software updates,” and remained off for several hours, Just the News reported.
One Pentagon official spoke anonymously, saying, “This has never happened in the middle of a work day. Updates usually are done on weekends and after hours late at night. This was done on an emergency basis.”
This unprecedented shutdown comes just days after the government issued [...]