Targeting of U.S. political campaigns, advocacy groups, and political consultancies
Date of report
  • September 2020
Russian hackers attempted to steal log-in credentials primarily belonging to more than two hundred political campaigns, advocacy groups, parties, and consultants.
Suspected victims
  • Organizations and individuals associated with U.S. politics
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
  • Civil society
Suspected state sponsor response