Hackers from Iran and China aimed at electoral campaigns in the USA | politics

In the USA it came in the run-up to the US elections to cyber attacks. The attackers are supposed to have Connections to foreign governments. In the run-up to

Hackers from Iran and China aimed at electoral campaigns in the USA | politics

In the USA it came in the run-up to the US elections to cyber attacks. The attackers are supposed to have Connections to foreign governments.

In the run-up to the US elections in 2020* it came, apparently, to cyber attacks. The goal of the election campaigns of Joe Biden and Donald Trump are*. The Hacker to have ties to foreign nation-States.

Washington Re to elections in the USA to the target of hackers. In 2016, the Russian hackers were sensitive information from the Democrats and into the net. Again to cyber attacks in the run-up to the elections USA come according to the "Washington Post".

elections in the US: cyber attacks on electoral campaigns of Trump and Biden

The so-called Phishing attacks are an attempt to gain access to E-Mail accounts. This Malware is sent in E-Mails that appear to be from trusted accounts are sent. When Clicking on the link, the Malware is activated, which gives the Hacker access to the E-Mail account of the destination. However, the cyber attacks do not seem to have been successful, such as the Alphabet, a subsidiary of Google, announced. The company should have informed the U.S. authorities about the attempted attacks on the election campaigns of Joe Biden and Donald Trump, so Shane Huntley, head of Threat Analysis Group, Google.

the election campaign of the democratic candidate Joe Biden from a hacker group from China, was called APT 31, target has been taken. The group should be cross-linked by security firms with the Chinese government. On the campaign of the incumbent President Donald Trump* the objective was, in turn, an Iranian group called APT 35, wherein the APT for "Advanced Persistent Threat" (advanced persistent threat) is. The term is cyber-security experts for the most demanding opponents, the support of national States.

cyber attack on election campaigns in the USA: hackers have attacks Connections abroad

Further details to the cyber on the election campaigns of both candidates are not yet known. "For us, the reports of Google are well-known, that someone has tried, without success, to gain access to E-Mail accounts," a spokesman for the campaign of Joe Biden . "We knew we could be the target of such attacks and are prepared for it." Joe Biden himself was not the target of the attacks. On the part of the campaign, Donald trump there was no comment on the cyber attacks.

Marvin Ziegele

The handling of Donald Trump with the unrest in the United States trigger country-wide criticism and the threatened re-election of the incumbent US President.

*fr.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.

Date Of Update: 05 June 2020, 09:35

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