Tag Archives: Democratic National Committee

Report: DOJ Links Russian Officials to DNC Breach Incident

The Justice Department has identified and associated at least six Russian government officials with the breach of the Democratic National Committee’s computers during the U.S. presidential election in 2016, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Sources told the publication U.S. prosecutors and federal agents have amassed evidence that could be …

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Democratic National Committee Seeks New CTO

The Democratic National Committee looks for a new chief technology officer to help establish a vision for the Democratic Party’s information technology assets. DNC said in a job posting the CTO will directly report to the committee’s executive director, oversee technology programs, build up data and analytics infrastructure, modernize technology platforms and collaborate with stakeholders …

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Report: Russia Would Not Respond to US Sanctions on Election-Related Cyberattacks

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Russia will not respond to sanctions that President Barack Obama imposed after Russia allegedly launched cyber attacks to help Donald Trump win the U.S. presidential election, The New York Times reported Friday. Neil MacFarquhar writes Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov recommended to expel 35 American diplomats from …

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Defense One: CSIS Target of Russia-Linked APT Hacking Group

A hacking group linked to the Kremlin has targeted the Center for Strategic and International Studies and several other Washington think tanks that conduct research into Russia’s policy initiatives, Defense One reported Monday. Patrick Tucker writes that Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder and chief technology officer of security firm CrowdStrike, told Defense One the company …

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Democratic National Committee Forms Cybersecurity Advisory Board

The Democratic National Committee has established a cybersecurity advisory board in an effort to help prevent future cyber attacks, Politico reported Thursday. Nolan McCaskill writes the advisory board is created to respond to the DNC email leak allegedly perpetrated by hacker collective WikiLeaks. Board members will include Rand Beers, former Department of Homeland …

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Washington Post: Hackers Stole DNC Research Data on Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump

The Democratic National Committee has experienced a data breach that committee officials and security professionals say was conducted by state-sponsored hackers in Russia to steal research data on presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Ellen Nakashima writes the hackers gained unauthorized access to the computer network …

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