Hillary Clinton and her party believe it’s Russia’s fault that various scandals surrounding her and the Democratic National Committee have come to light in recent weeks. From the organization’s early unfair treatment of Bernie Sanders to the fact that the DNC knew Donald Trump was the candidate Hillary could most likely beat, and therefore pushed for him to be the Republican nominee, voters in this election have a clearer picture of what goes on behind closed political doors than perhaps any previous one.
Russia, and many other countries in the world, for that matter, have a vested interest in who will become the next US president. With one of the largest military forces and [...]
In a report late Tuesday, the New York Times revealed that it’s Moscow bureau was the target of a cyberattack from Russian hackers, earlier this month.
Although details are currently scarce, the New York Times’s Moscow bureau was, according to the publication, the target of an attempted cyberattack this month.
A spokeswoman for The Times insisted that there was no evidence to show that the cyberattack was successful.
We are constantly monitoring our systems with the latest available intelligence and tools,” Eileen Murphy stated. She added, “We have seen no evidence that any of our internal systems, including our systems in the Moscow bureau, have been breached or [...]
Reports are coming out on The Register that challenge the current finger pointing by Ukraine’s SBU state security service implicating Russia as the protagonist behind hacks on western Ukraine’s utility companies. This is not the first twist in the December Ukrainian power utility hacking story covered by Hacked.
It all started shortly after the December attack. iSIGHT Partners, a global cyber threat intelligence company, reported that malicious code had affected at least three regional Ukrainian operators. The media, picking up on this, heralded the first known instance of malware causing a power outage.
The original suggestion that malware was the cause of [...]
Russian hackers are suspected of infiltrating an unclassified e-mail system used by employees of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon.
An electronic intrusion by means of a cyber-attack against the Pentagon’s Joint Chiefs of Staff’s unclassified email system has resulted in the shutting down of the email system and computer network for nearly two weeks, US military officials told the Washington Post.
The “sophisticated cyber intrusion” was first detected on July 25 and has affected nearly 4,000 military and civilian employees and personnel working for the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Upon detection, the Pentagon immediately disabled the email system and the network still [...]