Researchers have previously connected Pawn Storm to Russian military intelligence, and the hackers have been tied to specific, high-profile intrusions, notably including the Democratic National Committee breach that resulted in thousands of internal party emails being leaked online during the 2016 presidential race.
The hackers' activities began in June 2017 when they attempted to compromise a lawmaker's credentials through a phishing site created to look like the Senate's internal email system.
Known by pseudonyms including Fancy Bear and Pawn Storm, the hackers began registering bogus websites in June 2017 mimicking the U.S. Senate's Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), the chamber's internal email system, as part of a phishing expedition meant to trick targets into disclosing their legitimate log-in credentials, according to Trend Micro, a Tokyo-based cybersecurity firm. The Tokyo-based firm then cross-referenced digital fingerprints associated with those sites to ones used nearly exclusively by Fancy Bear, which it dubs "Pawn Storm".
ONU pede que autoridades da Tunísia assegurem liberdade de reunião pacífica
Os protestos sociais acontecem na Tunísia há mais de um ano, mas têm se tornado especialmente violentos desde que entraram em vigor no início de 2018 os novos orçamentos do Estado, ajustados à demanda de austeridade exigida pelo FMI em troca do crédito de US$ 3 bilhões concedidos ao governo.
The Senate Sergeant at Arms office, which is responsible for the upper house's security, declined to comment, but Nebraska Sen.
"Beginning in June 2017, phishing sites were set up mimicking the ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services) of the US Senate".
Trend Micro's report focuses on the efforts of a hacking group called "Pawn Storm" - "an extremely active espionage actor group" more commonly known as "Fancy Bear".
Brother of top Hamas official in Lebanon said targeted in auto bombing
Mohammad Hamdan is the brother of senior Hamas leader Osama Hamdan. The burnt-out vehicle was seen afterwards in a auto park.
Earlier this week, BuzzFeed News said that "Fancy Bear" released a set of emails between International Olympic Committee (IOC) employees and third parties discussing the Russian doping conspiracy.
Trend Micro previously drew global attention when it used the technique to uncover decoy websites apparently set up to harvest emails from Emmanuel Macron's French presidential campaign last April. Russian athletes are being forced to compete under a neutral flag in the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics following an extraordinary doping scandal that has seen 43 athletes and several Russian officials banned for life.
On Wednesday, a group that has brazenly adopted the Fancy Bear nickname began publishing what appeared to be Olympics- and doping-related emails from between September 2016 and March 2017.
Governo e oposição da Venezuela discutem condições para presidenciais
O governo é representado por Jorge Rodríguez, ministro da Comunicação, e sua irmã Delcy, presidente da Assembleia Constituinte. Maduro expressou em mensagem à Nação seu desejo de que esta nova rodada, de dois dias, leve a um "acordo preliminar".
Whether any Senate emails could be published in such a way isn't clear. He said that while he supported transparency, "there should be some process and some system to it".