Microsoft uncovers more Russian hacking ahead of midterms
August 22, 2018
Microsoft has uncovered new Russian hacking efforts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections.
The company said Tuesday that a group tied to the Russian government created fake websites that appeared to spoof two American conservative organizations: the Hudson Institute and the International Republican Institute. Three other fake sites were designed to look as if they belonged to the U.S. Senate.
Microsoft didn't offer any further description of the fake sites, although it has previously outlined in court filings how this hacking group operated a network of fake sites d...