[Heads-up] Russian Hackers Widen Their Cyber Attacks Again With Spear Phishing Political Targets

By August 21, 2018Cyber Security

The GRU, the Russian military intelligence spy agency which was responsible for the 2016 election cyber attacks, is at it again and are now targeting the U.S. Senate and conservative groups. The WSJ reported Aug 21, 2018 that they are widening their targets for the coming midterm elections.

Microsoft last week took down six internet domains spoofing legitimate websites, which marks the early stages of spear-phishing attacks intended to compromise political operatives working for or around the targeted organizations.

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