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Russian hackers use Twitter to mask sneaky data theft

Jeremy Kirk | July 30, 2015
A group of suspected Russian hackers are using Twitter in a clever way to mask their data-stealing malware, according to computer security firm FireEye.

Ledzian said the group seems to be primarily focused on infiltrating government organizations and collecting geopolitical information related to Russia, making it likely the group is close to that government.

"That's why we believe they are in some way associated with the Russian government or working with Russia," Ledzian said.

 

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