DNC hackers using NATO cyber conference to find phishing targets, researchers find

Security researchers recently found evidence showing that the same infamous hacking group responsible for last year’s breach at the Democratic National Committee were attempting to spy on people interested in an upcoming D.C.-based cybersecurity conference, according to Cisco’s Talos research team. In a blog post published Sunday, Talos noted that Group 74, otherwise known as APT28 or Fancy Bear recently sent a wave of  spear phishing emails carrying malware-laden Microsoft Word attachments.

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