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I guess Trump doesn't feel he can ask Iran for oppo (bc, you know--WAR), but here's Microsoft saying that Iranian hackers targeted at least one (unnamed) Pres Campaign, emails of American journos, & current & former US gov't officials. #FridayFeeling…
2-"Iranian hackers targeted hundreds of email accounts associated with at least one presidential campaign, as well as those of American journalists and current and former United States government officials, Microsoft said Friday, in a sign of how cyberattacks will become a
3-"fixture of the 2020 presidential election. Microsoft said in a report that hackers, with apparent backing from Iran’s government, had made more than 2,700 attempts to identify the email accounts of current and former government officials, journalists covering political
4-"campaigns and accounts associated with one major presidential campaign. In at least four cases, the hackers successfully infiltrated inboxes. Microsoft would not name the campaign...The Microsoft researchers said the hackers had tried to attack 241 accounts and were
5-"successful in four cases, using fairly unsophisticated means. In those cases, the hackers appear to have used information available about their victims online to discover their passwords. It was unclear what information they stole." ~NYT
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