Skip to content

US Election Assistance Commission Hacked

December 16, 2016

As reported by the reputable Reuters news agency, a Russian-speaking hacker penetrated the USEAC and stole login credentials of officials of the Commission. The intent was to sell them to a foreign government for cash. The hacker used a SQL injection attack to penetrate the credentials database. This kind of crime is a danger to everyone, including those who never touch a computer. If anyone you know touches a computer, you are at risk too, through them.

Learn more by requesting my free SQL Injection Attack Primer.


No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: