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Russian Hackers Silently Hit Government Targets for Years

October 17, 2019

Also known as the Dukes, CozyDuke, and Cozy Bear, the state-sponsored group has been active for over a decade and is believed to have been involved in the 2016 attacks against the Democratic National Committee (DNC), the formal governing body for the U.S. Democratic Party.

The hackers are believed to have attempted another infiltration into DNC computers in November 2018. The attack employed spear-phishing messages that CrowdStrike and FireEye previously attributed to APT29.

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