National: Here’s the Email Russian Hackers Used to Try to Break Into State Voting Systems | The Intercept

Just days the 2016 presidential election, hackers identified by the National Security Agency as working for Russia attempted to breach American voting systems. Among their specific targets were the computers of state voting officials, which they had hoped to compromise with malware-laden emails, according to an intelligence report published previously by The Intercept. Now we know what those emails looked like. An image of the malicious email, provided to The Intercept in response to a public records request in North Carolina, reveals precisely how hackers, who the NSA believed were working for Russian military intelligence, impersonated a Florida-based e-voting vendor and attempted to trick its customers into opening malware-packed Microsoft Word files.

Full Article: Here’s the Email Russian Hackers Used to Try to Break Into State Voting Systems.

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