presidential election

Pierluigi Paganini October 01, 2020
Twitter removed around 130 Iranian accounts for interference in US Presidential debate

Twitter removed around 130 Iranian accounts for attempting to disrupt the public recent US Presidential Debate. The social media giant Twitter announced to have removed around 130 Iranian Twitter accounts that attempted to disrupt the public conversation during the recent first Presidential Debate for the US 2020 Presidential Election. The company confirmed that it discovered […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 15, 2018
Trump might ask Putin to extradite the 12 Russian intelligence officers

A few hours before the upcoming meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, the US President said he might ask the extradition to the US of the 12 Russian intelligence officers accused of being involved in attacks against the 2016 presidential election. Ahead of the Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki on Monday, the US President announced that he […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 14, 2018
12 Russian Intel Officers charged of hacking into U.S. Democrats

The week closes with the indictment for twelve Russian intelligence officers by a US grand jury. The charges were formulated just three days before President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet with Vladimir Putin. The special Counsel Robert Mueller, who indicted on February 13 Russians for a massive operation aimed to influence the 2016 Presidential election, […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 09, 2017
French Minister Le Drian on cyber espionage: France is not immune, ready to hack back

Defense Minister Le Drian comments expressed concerns about cyber attacks against defense systems and warns of hacking campaigns on the upcoming elections. According to the Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian France defense was targeted by thousands of attacks in 2016. France thwarted more than 24,000 cyber attacks against Defence systems last year. The Minister confirmed that thousands […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 31, 2016
FBI-DHS JAR report links Russian hackers to Presidential Election hacks

A FBI-DHS JAR report released implicated Russian hacking group APT28 and APT29 in attacks against 2016 Presidential Election. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) published on Thursday a Joint Analysis Report(JAR) that provides information about the tools, infrastructure and TTPs used by the Russian civilian and military intelligence […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 18, 2016
Russian hacker Rasputin allegedly stole logins from the US election agency EAC

The Russian-speaking hacker Rasputin was attempting to sell the allegedly stolen login credentials from the US Election Assistance Commission (EAC). According to the security firm Record Future, a Russian-speaking hacker was offering for sale stolen login credentials for a U.S. agency that tests and certifies voting equipment, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). The EAC Agency […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 19, 2016
Ops also the Trump Organization uses insecure e-mail servers

According to a security researcher, the Trump Organization’s mail servers run on an outdated version of Microsoft Windows Server. Hillary Clinton is over in the storm for the violation of its private email server, even Trump has used the case to attack the rival. The irony of fate, now we are here discussing because also Trump’s staff […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 19, 2016
Ecuador confirms it cut Assange Internet due to US Election leaks

The Government of Ecuador confirmed Tuesday it had cut off the internet access of Julian Assange due to US election leaks. The Government of Ecuador confirmed Tuesday it had cut the internet access of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is currently housed at its embassy in London, due to leaks of its Organization. The Ecuadorian […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 08, 2016
US accuses Russia of attempting to disrupt the US Presidential election

Washington demands a strong response to the alleged Russian attempts to manipulate the Presidential Election 2016 with cyber attacks. US is officially accusing Russia trying to interfere the 2016 US presidential election, announcing it will adopt all necessary countermeasures to defeat the threat. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the Department of […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 13, 2016
Guccifer 2.0 leaks personal data of nearly 200 Congressional Democrats

Guccifer 2.0, the alleged hacker behind the DNC hack released another trove of documents about House Democrats, including Nancy Pelosi’s sensitive data. The hack to the US Presidential election is becoming even more mysterious, while security experts are blaming the Russia for the cyber espionage, a strange figure claims the responsibility for the security breach. […]