Democrats warned of cybercriminals targeting campaign funds

(CNN)Democratic campaigns were warned late last year that cybercriminals were seeking to steal their funds by posing online as staff and election vendors, CNN has learned. Many organizations are targeted in this way every day. Just last month, a Texas school district lost $2.3 million in a phishing scam. But while this is not unique to Democratic campaigns, the warnings served as a reminder to Democrats that they can be the target of criminals as well as the more publicized threat from state-backed hackers, such as the Russians who hacked…

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