Pro-Kremlin Hackers Linked To Attack On French Presidential Candidate

Pro-Kremlin Hackers Linked to Attack on French Presidential Candidate

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Hackers matching the profile of a pro-Kremlin group have tried in recent weeks to access campaign email accounts of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, a cybersecurity firm said, raising fears of election interference in the final two weeks of the France’s presidential campaign. In a report set to be published Tuesday, security-research firm Trend Micro identified a pro-Kremlin hacking group it calls Pawn Storm as the likely source of a multipronged phishing attack that started in mid-March against Mr. Macron’s campaign.

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Author: Doug Isenberg

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