Friday, October 7, 2016

US Officially Accuses The Russian Government For Launching Cyber Attacks Against The U.S.

The headquarters of the Democratic National Committee is seen in Washington, U.S. June 14, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Washington Post: U.S. government officially accuses Russia of hacking campaign to interfere with elections

The Obama administration on Friday officially accused Russia of attempting to interfere in the 2016 elections, including by hacking the computers of the Democratic National Committee and other political organizations.

The denunciation, made by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the Department of Homeland Security, came as pressure was growing from within the administration and some lawmakers to hold Moscow accountable for a set of actions apparently aimed at sowing discord around the election.

“The U.S. intelligence community is confident that the Russian government directed the recent compromises of e-mails from U.S. persons and institutions, including from U.S. political organizations,” said a joint statement from the two agencies. “These thefts and disclosures are intended to interfere with the US election process.”

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U.S. Blames Russia for Recent Hacks -- WSJ
US Officially Accuses The Russian Government For Launching Cyber Attacks Against The U.S. -- Politico
U.S. Publicly Blames Russian Government for Hacking -- NBC
U.S. Publicly Blames Russia for Hacking to Disrupt Elections -- Bloomberg
US Accuses Russia of Hacking Attempts on Political Groups -- VOA
US gov't officially accuses Russia of political hacks -- RT
US Intelligence Agencies Claim Russia Behind US Election Hacks -- Sputnik

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

America stop crying like Obama just hack back