Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Russians hackers used Twitter, photos to reach U.S. computers: report - Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Russian government-backed hackers who penetrated high-profile U.S. government and defense industry computers this year used a method combining Twitter with data hidden in seemingly benign photographs, according to experts studying the campaign.
In a public report Wednesday, researchers at security company FireEye Inc said the group used the unusual tandem as a means of communicating with previously infected computers. FireEye has briefed law enforcement on what it found....http://news.yahoo.com/russians-hackers-used-twitter-photos-reach-u-computers-120329131--finance.html