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Russian hackers tried to hack the computers of the US Democratic party

Российские хакеры пытались взломать компьютеры Демократической партии СШАMeddling accused the 13 Russians.

Russian hackers tried to hack the computers of the National Democratic Committee (DNC) during the midterm elections in the U.S. Congress in November 2018.

“November 14, 2018 dozens of e-mail accounts of employees of the DNC has been a phishing attack, although there is no evidence that the attack was successful”, – stated in the documents. We are talking about the phishing scams with the proposal to follow the link. In the DNC believe that this attack was conducted in the framework of a broader phishing campaign, since it was used, which was previously employed Russian APT 29, known as the Cozy Bear and associated with Russian intelligence.

“It is therefore likely that Russian intelligence attempted to penetrate illegally into the computers DNC in November of 2018,” – said in a statement. In February 2018 spectacluar Mueller filed charges against three Russian companies linked to “trolls” that could influence the U.S. presidential election in 2016.

Also meddling accused 13 Russians, among whom were officers of the GRU and businessman Eugene Prigogine – one of the confidants of Russian President Vladimir Putin. During the year the list was updated. November 6, the United States hosted the “midterm elections” – was re-elected the house of representatives, 35 senators and 39 governors.

For some time before it was reported that the U.S. cyber command, the beginning of a cyber operation against Russian operatives aimed at preventing their interference in the upcoming elections.

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