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Russian hackers targeted Obama's aides as early as 2007, and attempts continue, report says

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

Russia’s preeminent cyber espionage group, known as APT28 or Fancy Bear, heavily targeted former U.S. President Barack Obama’s staff while they campaigned for office in 2008, according to newly published research by U.S.-based cybersecurity firm Area 1 Security.

FBI Director: U.S. should expect Russian interference in 2018, 2020 elections

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

James Comey expects that Russian intelligence services will launch hacking and influence operations against the 2018 congressional and 2020 presidential elections after finding success in 2016.

Here's how the FBI's most wanted cybercriminal hacks his targets

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Alexsey Belan has repeatedly taken advantage of self-inflicted security mistakes made by private companies to compromise targets.

Armies of pro-Trump Twitter bots are now promoting WikiLeaks' CIA dump

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

The Twitter bots we saw during the presidential campaign have found a new topic to direct their focus on.

Putin ordered ‘influence campaign’ to damage Clinton, intelligence agencies say

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

In March, Russian intelligence forces under the order of Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a sophisticated influence campaign against then democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, according to a newly released report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

Cyberweapons used against DNC show up on Ukrainian battlefield

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

Malware used by the same Russian group accused of hacking into the DNC was found on the cellphones of Ukrainian soldiers manning artillery across the war torn country in 2014, according to cybersecurity firm Crowdstrike.

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