US indicts 12 Russian intel officers for hacking Democrats in 2016 (page 2)

A grand jury has delivered indictments against 12 officers of the Russian military in connection with 2016 hacks of the Democratic National Committee, as part of an investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller. Many of the defendants are identified as agents of Russia’s GRU intelligence agency. Rhe indictments allege an ongoing attempt to compromise election infrastructure — including attacks on state boards of election, secretaries of state, and election software providers. However, the indictment does not allege that the campaign ultimately affected vote tallies. The attacks were largely carried out through spear-phishing attacks using malware called “X-agent” to collect passwords through keylogging and screenshots. (X-Agent and... Continue reading…

US indicts 12 Russian intel officers for hacking Democrats in 2016

Special counsel Robert Mueller and his team have received an indictment for 12 Russian intelligence for hacking Democrats leading up to the 2016 presidential election. The spies are ...

Fri 13 Jul 18 from Engadget

Twelve Russian intelligence agents have been indicted for hacking the DNC

A grand jury has delivered indictments against 12 officers of the Russian military in connection with 2016 hacks of the Democratic National Committee, as part of an investigation ...

Fri 13 Jul 18 from The Verge

Russians indicted over US election hack

Twelve Russian intelligence officers are indicted for hacking Democrat emails during 2016 election.

Fri 13 Jul 18 from BBC Technology

What Robert Mueller Knows—and 9 Areas He'll Pursue Next

The special counsel has collected a mountain of evidence in the Trump-Russia investigation, but so far only a tiny amount of it has been revealed in official indictments. Here are nine areas ...

Mon 16 Jul 18 from Wired Security

Robert Mueller's Indictment Today of 12 Russian Hackers Could Be His Biggest Move Yet

The special counsel has unleashed an international, geopolitical bombshell.

Fri 13 Jul 18 from Wired Security

Mueller indictment: Read the full charges against Russia’s GRU intelligence agency

The indictment was announced today by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Because no summer Friday can pass without a stunning news event, the Justice Department has charged 12 members ...

Fri 13 Jul 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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