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Sec. Nielsen on 2016 US election interference: ‘It was the Russians’

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen backed up US intelligence findings on interference in the 2016 US presidential election Tuesday, saying “it was the Russians.” Speaking at a cybersecurity conference, Nielsen offered a sharp condemnation of Russian hacking and cybersecurity threats as a chief concern of the department. Nielsen’s […]
Sec. Nielsen on 2016 US election interference: ‘It was the Russians’
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Russia-linked hackers had access to ‘alter or delete voter registration data’ in a small number of states before the 2016 election

Russia-linked hackers had access to “alter or delete voter registration data” in a small number of states before the 2016 election, according to the Senate Intelligence Committee. The committee released the unclassified version of its investigation into Russian cyber meddling on US voting systems. Russian hackers scanned voter databases for […]
Russia-linked hackers had access to ‘alter or delete voter registration data’ in a small number of states before the 2016 election