Guccifer 2.0

cyber

The Russians Who Allegedly Hacked the DNC Sexted a Playboy Model and 'Bond Girl'

“All I want to do now is look at u again and again.”
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.19.18
DNC hack

Guccifer 2.0 Was Always Sloppy

A sloppy mistake linked Guccifer 2.0 to Russian military intelligence officers, according to a new report. But this was hardly the only mistake the hacker made in his months-long existence.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.23.18
News

Alleged Russian Hacker ‘Guccifer 2.0’ Is Back After Months Of Silence

The hacker, who claimed to be behind the DNC hack and who is actually a front for Russian spies according to US intelligence, has resurfaced online.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.12.17
News

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
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
News

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
News

Hacker Guccifer 2.0 Gives Rambling Speech at Cybersecurity Conference

The hacker blamed tech companies for data breaches and leaked new stolen data.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.13.16
security

After DNC Hack, Staffers Told to Use 'Snowden-Approved' App, Signal

Signal isn't only for scrappy hacktivists and privacy wonks.
Janus Kopfstein
8.27.16
russia

Hack of NSA-Linked Group Signals a Cyber Cold War

Whoever hacked the NSA-linked "Equation Group" wanted to send a clear message to the United States.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.16.16
News

Why Did Guccifer 2.0 Evolve from Sloppy Hacktivist to Professional Leaker?

The hacker persona, likely created by Russian spies, has become much more calculated in the last few weeks.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.15.16
The Hacks We Can't See

All Signs Point to Russia Being Behind the DNC Hack

Why the recent hack of the Democratic National Committee is a game-changer.
Thomas Rid
7.25.16
russia

Guccifer 2.0 Claims Responsibility for WikiLeaks DNC Email Dump

But experts are sceptical.
Joseph Cox
7.22.16