Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms

Staff Writer

Microsoft has uncovered new hacking attempts by Russia targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections.
The company said Tuesday that a group tied to the Russian government created fake websites that appeared to spoof two American conservative organizations: the Hudson Institute and the International Republican Institute. Three other fake sites were designed to look as if they belonged to the U.S. Senate.
Microsoft didn't offer any further description of the fake sites, and the Russian officials dismissed its claims as unfounded...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.