US Senate in Russian hackers crosshairs, cybersecurity firm

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Fancy Bear is feared to be laying the groundwork to spy on U S Senate

- fastcompany.com
12 Jan 2018
The cyberattack is reportedly being led by the same hackers who leaked the Democratic Party's emails during the 2016 presidential election. According to cybersecurity firm Trend Micro Inc., the group, which is usually called Fancy Bear , is now working to access the emails of Senate staffers. The attack is similar to the cyber assault on Emmanuel Macron's campaign leading ...

Russian hackers Fancy Bear laying groundwork to spy on US Senate

12 Jan 2018
The June 2017 phishing attempts would not have been the first time the Russia-linked hackers tried to infiltrate the US Senate. In its extensive analysis of Fancy Bear's targets during the presidential election, the Associated Press found that Senate staffers Robert Zarate, Josh Holmes, and Jason Thielman were targeted between 2015-2016.
- businessinsider.com
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