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US Election 2020: Russian hackers ‘ramp up attempts’ to attack Trump and Biden campaigns

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by bradlux, Sep 19, 2020.

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    Aug 3, 2020
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    Microsoft have said that the Russian hackers who attacked the 2016 Democratic campaign are again attempting to infiltrate this year’s election. The tech giant said the activity “makes clear that foreign activity groups have stepped up their efforts targeting the 2020 election.”

    Both the Democratic and Republican party campaigns have been targets of the hackers according to Microsoft.

    Tom Burt, Corporate Vice President at Microsoft, said in a statement: “In recent weeks, Microsoft has detected cyberattacks targeting people and organizations involved in the upcoming presidential election, including unsuccessful attacks on people associated with both the Trump and Biden campaigns, as detailed below.


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