Rabindra Dhungel, 13 september 2020. Microsoft has stated that it is targeting individuals and groups associated with the election. Microsoft says Russian hackers who interfered in the 2016 election are active again.
According to Microsoft, Russian hackers targeted the Democratic election campaign four years ago and are still carrying out similar activities. Microsoft says it is clear foreign groups have been active in interfering in the US election.
President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden’s campaigns have been targeted by hackers. Russian hackers are targeting more than 200 organizations affiliated with the Democratic and Republican parties, according to a statement issued by Microsoft. It is mentioned that the cyber attackers of the same group also targeted the British political party.
According to Microsoft, Chinese hackers are also targeting people linked to Biden’s election campaign. Iranian hackers continue to target individuals linked to Trump’s election campaign.