Russians Infiltrate DNC

The Russians have compromised the Democratic National Committee's systems.  Press reports indicate that the Russians obtained the entire DNC database on Donald Trump.  The Russians were in the DNC systems for about a year and were able to read emails and chats. DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz So, how did they do it?  Crowdstrike reports that the intrusion was accomplished using spearphishing.  After gaining access to the DNC systems, one of the of the techniques used to achieve the attacker's objectives was "living off the land" techniques in which the attackers use native system functions, such as powershell, [...]

2017-01-07T17:35:09+00:00June 14th, 2016|Cybersecurity - General, SP Guard, spear phishing|