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Hackers attacked the campaign headquarters of Donald trump

Hackers attacked the campaign headquarters of Donald trump

by sigismund » 2016-08-19 12:46:03


at least one account email headquarters staff have been infected with malware in 2015.


Hackers tried to hack into computer networks not only Democratic but also Republican party of the United States, including the computers of the election headquarters of the candidate in presidents of the United States Donald trump. At least one account email headquarters staff have been infected with malware in 2015, according to news Agency Reuters, citing sources familiar with the investigation.

According to an insider at the headquarters of trump, with the help of compromised account the attackers sent malicious emails to other employees of the Republican party. Currently, it remains unclear whether the attackers to gain access to any data.

According to the interlocutor of the edition, the investigation leads the company CrowdStrike, which has assisted the Committee of the US Democratic party. Another security company had been hired to audit the software used IN the election headquarters of Hillary Clinton and Donald trump to send emails.

According to two other sources, in the attack on the network of the Republican party used techniques and tools similar to that used for hacking servers of the democratic party of the United States. Based on this information, the officials came to the tentative conclusion that Russian hackers have carried out attacks on both parties.

A cyber attack on the Democratic party of the United States became known in August of this year. In the incident, hackers gained access to mailboxes of more than 100 employees of the party.
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