Tag: US Presidential Campaign

  • Election Interference through Cyber Means: The 2008 US Presidential Campaign Hacks

    Election Interference through Cyber Means: The 2008 US Presidential Campaign Hacks

    In the summer of 2008, both the Republican and Democratic presidential campaigns were targeted by unknown foreign intruders, who successfully hacked and downloaded the campaigns’ databases. The hacks were discovered by the campaigns’ IT staff, who noticed that large amounts of data were being exfiltrated from their systems. Further investigations revealed that the attackers had…

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