Russian state-backed hackers were targeting Biden’s election campaign firm: Microsoft

Microsoft alerted Joe Biden’s main election campaign advisory firm – SKDKnickerbocker – that it had been targeted by suspected Russian state-backed hackers. The hacking attempts (phishing etc) targeted staff but failed to access the firm’s network due to strong security. Investigations did earlier revealed that Russian govt meddles in US presidential elections as it did in 2016. Hence, Russian hackers are the likely culprit behind SKDK’s cyberattack.

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