Headquarters of the Emmanuel Macron, a favorite of the presidential campaign in France, were subjected to cyber attack by hackers connected with Russian intelligence (GRU), according to Reuters report.

A representative of the company that specializes in cyber defense told the press that Russian hackers used the tactic "Pawn Storm", that is, the introduction of a malicious program via e-mail when hacking Macron headquarters servers.

The specialist noted that this tactic was used to break into the headquarters of the US Democratic Party during the elections.

Earlier, the Ministry of Defense of Denmark stated that the Kremlin-controlled Russian hackers, received access to e-mail of the department employees during the period from 2015 to 2016.

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