The cybersecurity firm at the center of the FEC decision is Area 1, a California based firm that focuses on phishing. Founded by a group of former NSA hackers in 2013, the security vendor continuously crawls the web for signs of phishing and claims it can analyze 6 billion URLs and 4.8 billion IP addresses every couple of weeks, according to a report in Network World. Back in December, the firm successfully uncovered a phishing attack on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cyprus that compromised...

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