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US DoJ Identifies at least 6 Russian Government officials Involved in DNC hack

The United States Department of Justice has gathered evidence to charge at least six Russian government officials involved in the 2016 DNC hack. The United States Department of Justice has gathered evidence to charge at least six Russian government officials involved in the DNC hack during the 2016 Presidential election. In the past months, US intelligence b
Publish At:2017-11-05 16:20 | Read:1162 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence DNC hack Ru

Blowing the Whistle on Bad Attribution

The New York Times this week published a fascinating story about a young programmer in Ukraine who’d turned himself in to the local police. The Times says the man did so after one of his software tools was identified by the U.S. government as part of the arsenal used by Russian hackers suspected of hacking into the Democratic National Committee (DNC) l
Publish At:2017-08-18 04:30 | Read:1120 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other CrowdStrike Defense Intelligence Agency DNC hack Drago

The Download on the DNC Hack

Over the past few days, several longtime readers have asked why I haven’t written about two stories that have consumed the news media of late: The alleged Russian hacking attacks against the U.S. Democratic National Committee (DNC) and, more recently, the discovery of malware on a laptop at a Vermont power utility that has been attributed to Russian ha
Publish At:2017-01-04 00:40 | Read:1952 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other Andrew Kramer Dmitry Artimovich DNC hack Donald Trump

Russia hacks US systems ‘all the time’ said Director of National Intelligence

Chief of the National Intelligence declared Russia hacks US computer networks “all the time,” while also seeking to reassure the situation is under control. The recent string of attacks against people and systems involved in the 2016 Presidential election is alarming the US intelligence. After the attacks against the Democratic National Committee, security f
Publish At:2016-09-08 10:15 | Read:1184 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence 2016 Presidential electio

DNC staffers are invited to use ‘Snowden-Approved’ App Signal in response to the hack

In the aftermath of the DNC hack the staffers were instructed in the use of the popular instant messaging Signal app, also called the “Snowden-approved” app. The need of privacy is pushing the IT industry in developing secure messaging systems that implement end-to-end encrypted to protect users from prying eyes. Signal is probably the most popular app in th
Publish At:2016-08-29 12:40 | Read:1751 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Mobile Security App Signal

Cyber security could decide who the most powerful person in the world will be

Everything old is new again. That’s a key point our chief research officer Mikko Hyppönen keeps making when discussing the current online threat landscape. And it’s especially relevant when it comes to one of the most controversial stories of the 2016 United States presidential election — the hack of the Democratic National Committee. If it
Publish At:2016-07-29 18:00 | Read:981 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security 2016 president election cyber espionage cyber secur

If You’re Involved with the 2016 Elections, Assume You’re Being Hacked

Cyber espionage is more and more likely to play a significant role in the extraordinarily consequential elections taking place in 2016. First Russian-backed hackers breached the network of the Democratic National Committee and stole opposition research on likely Republican nominee for president Donald Trump. Now the Clinton Foundation 
Publish At:2016-06-22 10:00 | Read:964 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security 2016 election Brexit hack Brexit vote Clinton Found

Breach of Trump Data Shows Russian-Backed Hackers are Ready for 2016 Election

Russian-backed hackers have breached the network of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in search of opposition research on likely Republican nominee for president Donald Trump, according to the Washington Post. The hack of the DNC network – apparently conducted by two separate threat families – was first noticed in April and finally cleared
Publish At:2016-06-15 13:45 | Read:1133 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Advanced Persistent Threat APT CozyBear cyber espio

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