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Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Russian Hackers Are Targeting Hotels Across Europe, Researchers Say

The hackers used booby-trapped Word documents and a leaked NSA hacking tool to get a foothold into the networks to then attack guests.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.11.17
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fancy bear

Russian Hackers Are Using Google's Own Infrastructure to Hack Gmail Users

Security researchers have exposed a sophisticated hacking and disinformation campaign that targeted more than 200 Gmail users.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.26.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

This Is the Evidence Linking Russian Hackers to the French Election

As France braces for the second round of its election, security researchers try to figure out if Russia was really behind the alleged hacking attempts against frontrunner Emmanuel Macron.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.26.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Russian Hackers ‘Fancy Bear’ Targeted French Presidential Candidate Macron

The hacking group who attacked the DNC and was behind the Podesta leaks also went after France’s Presidential frontrunner.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.24.17
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Fancy Bears

A Glimpse Into How Much Google Knows About Russian Government Hackers

A 2014 leaked private report from Google shows how much the internet giant knows about government hacking groups.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.15.17
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Fancy Bear Hack of Ukrainian Artillery Fighters Shows Future of War

A hacking group with links to the Russian government used a malicious app to track Ukrainian artillery units.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.22.16
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Russian Hackers Launch Targeted Cyberattacks Hours After Trump’s Win

The group known as Cozy Bear is back with a wave of attacks trying to get into the computer of US government employees, academics, and think tank workers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.10.16
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Hillary’s IT Guy Was Confident Phishing Email Wasn’t a Phishing Email

Even the tech nerds of the Clinton campaign fell for the phishing email sent by Russian hackers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.28.16
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Hillary Clinton

Would You Click on These Fake Gmail Alerts?

It’s easy to make fun of people for clicking on phishing emails, but some of them are harder to spot than others.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.20.16
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How Hackers Broke Into John Podesta and Colin Powell’s Gmail Accounts

New evidence proves Russian hackers were behind the hack on Podesta, connecting the dots on different parts of the complex hacking campaign.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.20.16