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Mon Aug 3, 2020, 02:17 PM

Russian hackers stole US-UK trade talk papers from Liam Fox's email account - report

The news agency said Mr Fox's account was broken into multiple times between 12 July and 2 October 2019 - in the run up to last year's general election.

It said a "spear phishing" message was used, which tricks the target into handing over their password and login details.

Quoting unnamed sources, Reuters reported officials did not say which group was responsible but did insist the attack "bore the hallmarks of a state-backed operation".

The agency added it was unclear which of Mr Fox's email accounts was breached, and if the key briefings were stolen before he stood down as international trade secretary on 24 July.

https://news.sky.com/story/russian-hackers-stole-us-uk-trade-talk-papers-from-email-account-of-liam-fox-report-12041778

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Response to JonLP24 (Original post)

Mon Aug 3, 2020, 02:32 PM

1. One would have thought that the Russians would not want to interfere

as it's going to screw the Brits over, unless they plan passing the info to Trump.

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Mon Aug 3, 2020, 02:36 PM

2. Are they sure it was hacked? Nowadays the files just get handed over to them russians


Or Putin's asset in the Oval office gave them all the access they need.

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Mon Aug 3, 2020, 02:43 PM

3. The Russians are being tracked

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