Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Democrats' Emails Came Under Attack Right Before the Election: Report

An unreported cyberattack targeting the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee days before the election was disclosed Monday, intensifying concerns that Russia deliberately tilted the election to President-elect Donald Trump.
The attacks, conducted in late October, used a “phishing” technique to procure login information to the secured networks, Yahoo News reported on Monday. CrowdStrike, the cybersecurity firm hired by the DNC to prevent attacks on its network, told Yahoo News that DNC staffers were able to reject the attack because they knew the unsolicited emails were suspicious. Read report here 

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