E-mail cyber attacks are one of the easiest ways to hack elections.
In a typical phishing scheme, a hacker sends an e-mail to the victim and the victim clicks the link. This link opens a page of regular login page such as Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, etc. and deceives the victim so that the login information can be input.
Security consultant Kevin Mitnick who took over as a security consultant stated that "as victims do this, their computers are at risk, malicious software will be installed and managed" .
This small fraud may have a big impact. According to a Senate Information Committee report on cyber attacks that occurred in the presidential election in 2016, hackers working in Russia were targeting Hillary Clinton's phishing scams. Email. By urging John Podesta's president to click on the e-mail link that looks like from Google, cyber attack penetrated Podesta's e-mail and stole confidential data.
The US intelligence agency warns that Russian piracy has ceased in the 2016 election. As we approached the deadline in 2018, Facebook, Microsoft, Google all detected and deleted hackers trying to disassemble. Start a phishing campaign with the technology platform
Phishing attacks remain vulnerable, not just to the nation. And they are not alone. Such attacks are "very commonly used by criminals, hacktivists, and other types of hackers to hurt you as a consumer and hurt your business," Mitnick says.
Please see the full text of CBS news for details of possible impacts on phishing scams and medium term elections.
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