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Russian hackers have been targeting journalists since 2014

The hacker group called Fancy Bear (which has been linked to Russian intelligence agency GRU) has been accused of the leaking of the Democratic National Convention emails, the distribution of malware that hijaked Ukranian artillery guns, phishing cam...

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FBI failed to warn officials about Russian email hackers

It's no longer a secret that Russian hackers have targeted the personal email accounts of American officials, but the FBI was apparently less than vigilant in giving these targets a heads-up. The AP has discovered through interviews that, out of nea...

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Germany confronts Russia over election hacking

Speaking with reporters at a conference in Potsdam, Hans-Georg Maassen, president of the BfV agency (Germany's domestic intelligence group) renewed claims that Russian hackers were behind the attack on his country's parliament.

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Russian hackers are extorting American left-wing groups

Russian hackers aren't done trying to influence American politics just because the presidential election is over, if you believe Bloomberg's sources. The news outlet understands that the FBI is investigating "at least a dozen" incidents where Russia...

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