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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
malware
malware

Hackers Re-Purposed Dumped Government Surveillance Tools to Hack Government Targets

Why bother coding when you can just copy and paste.
Joseph Cox
4.13.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

New: Russian Hackers Targeted Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Email Ahead of the 2016 Election

New evidence shows that during their wide-ranging hacking campaign, Russian hackers tried to hack 6,730 people with 19,315 phishing links.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.30.17
Fancy Bears
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
News
News

The Declassified Report on Russia’s Election Hacking Says Nothing New

The big, albeit unclassified, report on Russian hacking operations against the US is short on details, and doesn’t add anything new.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.6.17
News
News

Donald Trump Has No Idea How Hackers Get Caught

The President-elect skepticism on who hacked the DNC and other Democratic targets has no basis on reality.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.12.16
News
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
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
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
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hacking

How Hackers Plant False Flags to Hide Their Real Identities

Telling who’s behind a cyberattack is tricky.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.12.16