U.S. Republican group hit by Russian-linked virus - researcher

U.S. Republican group hit by Russian-linked virus - researcher
 

A U.S. Republican Party website selling campaign stickers and other political gear is among thousands of websites infected with a credit-card stealing virus that sent data to a server in Russia, according to a Dutch security researcher.
A page on the National Republican Senatorial Committee's website selling stickers, T-shirts and baseball caps was infected with a hard-to-detect virus that collected all information entered on orders, including buyers' names and addresses, credit card numbers and merchandise ordered, according to the researcher, Willem de Groot.
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6 October 2016 in World News, Views: 36
Source: Reuters
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