With half of America celebrating the victory of the Republicans and President-elect Trump, and the other half mourning the result, a targeted phishing campaign engulfed various US think tanks and NGOs the week. Security firm Volexity spotted the attack, which began around six hours after the President-elect clinched the necessary electoral votes. The phishing emails were sent using a mix of Gmail accounts and from compromised email accounts at Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS). Five waves of malware were sent out in the attack.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register