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Russia hacked 39 states to influence the 2016 election

The massive breech of election systems in almost four of every five states is double what experts believed Russia originally hacked in 2016, reports Bloomberg. The breeches featured a range of attacks. In one state, Russian hackers accessed a campaign finance database, and, in Illinois, hackers tried to delete or alter voter data, three sources … Continue reading “Russia hacked 39 states to influence the 2016 election”

The massive breech of election systems in almost four of every five states is double what experts believed Russia originally hacked in 2016, reports Bloomberg. The breeches featured a range of attacks. In one state, Russian hackers accessed a campaign finance database, and, in Illinois, hackers tried to delete or alter voter data, three sources “with direct knowledge of the U.S. investigation into the matter” told Bloomberg.

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Michael Grothaus is a novelist, journalist, and former screenwriter. His debut novel EPIPHANY JONES is out now from Orenda Books. You can read more about him at MichaelGrothaus.com

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