Cyber Security

Russians hackers used Twitter, photos to reach U.S. computers

“Russian government-backed hackers who penetrated high-profile U.S. government and defence industry computers this year used a method combining Twitter with data hidden in seemingly benign photographs, according to experts studying the campaign.

In a public report Wednesday, researchers at security company FireEye said the group used the unusual tandem as a means of communicating with previously infected computers. FireEye has briefed law enforcement on what it found.”

Source: Russians hackers used Twitter, photos to reach U.S. computers – report | To Inform is to Influence

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