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Iranians tried to hack U.S. presidential campaign in effort that targeted hundreds, Microsoft says

by Jay Greene, Tony Romm, Ellen Nakashima, The Washington Post

The software giant linked the campaign to Iran’s government but did not identify the targets.

An effort believed to be tied to the Iranian government attempted to identify, attack and breach email accounts belonging to a U.S. presidential campaign, government officials and journalists, according to new data unveiled by Microsoft, highlighting the continued global security threats that loom over the fast-approaching 2020 election.

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