Joe Biden and Donald Trump’s campaigns may be worlds apart on issues and in style, but they share common cyber enemies, according to the Google Threat Analysis Group (TAG), which said both are the targets of phishing campaigns by nation-states like China and Iran.
“Recently TAG saw China APT group targeting Biden campaign staff & Iran APT targeting Trump campaign staff with phishing,” TAG Director Shane Huntley tweeted. “No sign of compromise. We sent users our govt attack warning and we referred to fed law enforcement.”
Huntley identified the groups as APT31 (China) and APT35 (Iran, aka Rocket Kitten and Magic Hound).
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