NBC News: Exclusive: White House Readies to Fight Election Day Cyber Mayhem
The U.S. government believes hackers from Russia or elsewhere may try to undermine next week's presidential election and is mounting an unprecedented effort to counter their cyber meddling, American officials told NBC News.
The effort is being coordinated by the White House and the Department of Homeland Security, but reaches across the government to include the CIA, the National Security Agency and other elements of the Defense Department, current and former officials say.
Russia has been warned that any effort to manipulate the actual voting or vote counting would be viewed as a serious breach, intelligence officials say.
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WNU Editor: I expect the web will be "slow" on Tuesday not because of cyber attacks .... but because of heavy usage. And the only ones who will really notice are people like me who are always sensitive on the speed of his internet service.