Google says Chinese hackers who targeted Biden campaign are faking McAfee software

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Google said hackers linked to the Chinese government have been impersonating antivirus software McAfee to try to infect victims' machines with malware, apparently the same group that unsuccessfully targeted the Biden campaign with a phishing attack.
Google said in a new blog post that hackers linked to the Chinese government have been impersonating antivirus software McAfee to try to infect victims' machines with malware. And, Google says, the hackers appear to be the same group that unsuccessfully targeted the presidential campaign of former Vice President Joe Biden with a phishing attack earlier this year. A similar group of hackers based in Iran had tried to target President Trump's campaign, but also was unsuccessful.

The group, which Google refers to as APT 31 (short for…
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