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Republicans hacked, skimmed NRSC donations sent to Russian domain

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Oct 17, 2016.

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    Republicans who gave money to the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) this year, in order to help support incumbent Republican senators, might want to check their credit card statements.

    Those who donated to the NRSC between March 16 and October 5, 2016, conducted their transaction on a platform that was compromised by malicious code designed to steal credit card details and personal information. The NRSC quietly corrected the problem sometime around October 6, 2016.

    The hacked storefront, which powers the NRSC donation system, was discovered by Willem de Groot – a Dutch developer who discovered thousands of compromised websites running vulnerable versions of the Magento e-commerce platform.

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