How they did it (and will likely try again): GRU hackers vs. US elections

Organizational chart of GRU units involved in election-related hacks. Source: Ars Technica.

Sean Gallagher does a deeper dive into the indictment of 12 GRU agents for meddling with the U.S. 2016 election. Here’s just a small snippet:

After digging into this latest indictment, the evidence suggests Trump may not have made a very good call on this matter [publicly expressing doubt that Russia was involved]. But his blaming of the victims of the attacks for failing to have good enough security, while misguided, does strike on a certain truth: the Clinton campaign, the DNC, and DCC were poorly prepared for this sort of attack, failed to learn lessons from history, and ignored advice from some very knowledgeable third parties they enlisted for help.

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