Russian Malicious Cyber Activity in US Presidential Election
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GRIZZLY STEPPE Russian Malicious Cyber Activity

Russian attacks on the 2016 election were detected by many sources in early 2016. The Department of Homeland Security published the proof on December 29, 2016.

Overview

On October 7, 2016, the Department Of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) issued a joint statement on election security compromises. DHS has released a Joint Analysis Report (JAR) attributing those compromises to Russian malicious cyber activity, designated as GRIZZLY STEPPE.

The JAR package offers technical details regarding the tools and infrastructure used by Russian civilian and military intelligence services (RIS). Accompanying CSV and STIX format files of the indicators, and an enhanced analysis of GRIZZLY STEPPE activity is available:

DHS recommends that network administrators review JAR GRIZZLY-STEPPE PDF for more information and implement the recommendations provided.

EVIDENCE OF RUSSIAN INTERFERENCE IN US ELECTION: Enhanced_Analysis_of_GRIZZLY_STEPPE_ActivityPDF

Listing of Several Russian Cyber Intrussions in the 2016 Presidential Election

Russia And Cybersecurity

Cozy Bear and Fancy Bear are two hacking organizations from Russia. Cozy Bear (classified as advanced persistent threat APT29) are believed to be associated with Russian intelligence. Fancy Bear (also known as APT28, Pawn Storm, Sofacy Group, Sednit and STRONTIUM) is a cyber espionage group believed to be sponsored by the […]

"Russia is a full-scope cyber actor that poses a major threat to US government, military, diplomatic, commercial and critical infrastructure," the testimony said. It was written by James Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence, Marcel Lettre, Undersecretary of Defense for intelligence, and Admiral Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency.

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