5 takeaways from the Russian election hacking indictment
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the American presidential election entered the final stretch in 2016, a dozen Russian military intelligence officers were scattered throughout Moscow, unleashing a massive cyber operation to disrupt the vote.
That's according to an indictment issued Friday that says the officers developed malicious computer code known as malware, hacked into Democratic Party computers and silently watched as unknowing staffers typed.
The Russians stole the Democrats' secret files. They took snapshots of their screens. They used fake emails to dupe Hillary Clinton's staffers into... read more
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