Russian Hackers Reportedly Target Anti-Trump Republicans

Russian President Vladimir Putin at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on June 2, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrey Rudakov.

The same Russian military unit that hacked into Democratic party systems before the 2016 election has begun to target right-leaning think tanks who have adversarial relationships with President Trump, a report said on Tuesday.

The Russian intelligence unit, formerly known as the GRU, created websites that mimicked both the Hudson Institute and the International Republican Institute with the intention of tricking people to click on the links and give away their passwords, according to The New York Times.

The technique, known as spear phishing, was used to penetrate the Democratic National Committee and the emails of Hillary Clinton aide John Podesta.

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  1. “And,” says the New York Times, “is why Hillary our Devil lost and will never in her life become President.” Even though there’s not a speck of proof after 2 years of searching for this ghost.

  2. Maybe US is hacking US not a foreign country. There is so much hate now we don’t have to leave the country to interfere with each others systems.


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