Russia’s attempted voter hacking used malware and $95000 worth of bitcoin

Twelve members of russian intelligence were indicted for trying to hack the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the Democratic National Committee, and the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton using malware. They released information on the internet under the names “DCLeaks” and “Guccifer 2.0”.

They paid for hacking using $95000 of bitcoin.

They used stolen identities and stole the information on 500,000 voters.

The malware was used to steal keystrokes and passwords.

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