State Election System Hacking Linked to Previous Attacks

“Researchers at threat intelligence firm ThreatConnect have analyzed the IP addresses disclosed by the FBI and determined that one of them was previously used in spear-phishing campaigns aimed at the Justice and Development (AK) Party in Turkey, the Freedom Party in Germany, and the Ukrainian Parliament.

The phishing campaigns, conducted between March and August 2016, leveraged an open source phishing framework named Phishing Frenzy. Researchers managed to access the attackers’ control panel and discovered a total of 113 emails written in Ukrainian, Turkish, German and English.”

Source: State Election System Hacking Linked to Previous Attacks | SecurityWeek.Com

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