Tag: Russian hacking

New U.S. Voting System Threat Report Finds Pennsylvania the Most Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

A report issued Thursday by the cybersecurity company Carbon Black stated that as we near election day, Pennsylvania might as well have a target on its back. “If I was a 400-pound hacker, I would target Pennsylvania,” Ben Johnson of Carbon Black said in a report. His remark comes as a pun, relating to Donald Trump’s accusations about who was behind the DNC hacks earlier this year. Intelligence agencies are …
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Rep. Michael McCaul Speaks Out to Confirm That RNC Email Servers Were Hacked

Earlier in the week, CNN posted a video from Rep. Michael McCaul officially stating that the server hosting the RNC email has been hacked. Until this video there was only speculation. This video from McCaul is the first official confirmation, and Russia is taking the blame once again. In the video McCaul states that: “It’s important to know, Wolf, that they have not only hacked into the DNC but also …
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Democrats Urge Obama to Strike Back For the DNC Hacks

Cyber Security experts were hired to find out who was behind the DNC hacking recently, and have come to believe that two highly advanced Russian based hacking groups Fancy Bear, and Cozy Bear, are responsible. Anymore, hacking is common place in today’s cyber frontier, but hacking political data, months before a country’s major presidential election is pushing the limit. Usually, larger scale hacking like the kind the DNC saw are …
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Obama Talks Over Cyber Attacks With Vladimir Putin

After a 90-minute meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he announced that there will be no retaliation for the suspected involvement of Russia in the recent Democratic Party hacks. It is now being said that Putin is creating a covert operation to destroy Democracy in America by hacking the fast approaching election. “We’ve had problems with cyber-intrusions from Russia in the past, rom other countries in the past,” Obama said. …
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