“idiots”. Bellingcat’s Grozev Turns To Gru: Says They Tried To Hack Into Account

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Bellingcat journalist Hristo Grozev addressed the Russian GRU on Twitter in connection with an attempt to hack the journalist’s account.

 

Grozev’s post came a day after Bellingcat published an investigation into the role of the GRU in the 2014 bombings at an ammunition depot in Vrbetica, Czech Republic.

He did not specify whose account was under attack, but wrote:

“Dear GRU, it is a little silly to try to hack with the help of phishing exactly those journalists who have just uncovered your biggest black operation.”

Grozev writes that the GRU “could wait a day or two and generally improve their phishing skills.”

“Transition server on the .ru domain? Clumsy idiots,” he wrote, adding the corresponding screenshot.

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In the comments, he also added a screenshot of another email, writing, “They keep trying.”

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