The website of Israel's "Jerusalem Post" newspaper is hacked by suspected Iranian hackers. The website's content was replaced with a threat targeting the Shimon Peres Negev Nuclear Research Center and an apparent reference to Qasem Soleimani, who was assassinated exactly two years earlier in Baghdad, Iraq.
Microsoft says a network of hackers linked to the Iranian government has attempted to access the email accounts of people associated with a 2020 presidential election campaign, as well as prominent Iranian expatriates in the United States. Microsoft has not named the specific campaign which was targeted by Iran.
Amid an impeachment inquiry against him, U.S. President Donald Trump says "China should start an investigation" into presidential candidate Joe Biden. Chair of the Federal Election Commission Ellen Weintraub again explains that "it is illegal for any person to solicit, accept, or receive anything of value from a foreign national in connection with a U.S. election".