Chinese hackers impersonated McAfee to attack election campaign staffers
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Google says that Chinese state hackers impersonated McAfee to trick election campaign workers into installing malware.
Researchers further linked China to a large-scale spam network trying to influence the US through YouTube videos (some from hijacked channels) with "clumsy" translations and computer-generated voices. Google said it had disrupted the network, including the removal of more than 3,000 channels, and that it didn't have any practical reach. There haven't been any…
Jon Fingas
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