Sunday, December 11, 2016

NYT: Russians Hacked The RNC Too, U.S. Officials Say

The Republican National Committee was the subject to a cyber-intrusion similar to the hack that led to the release of Democratic National Committee emails during the presidential campaign, top Obama administration officials told the New York Times. Republican officials, however, continue to deny that the RNC was hacked.

The fact that the RNC was hacked but none of its documents were released is part of the findings that have led the U.S intelligence community to conclude that Russian actors sought to boost Donald Trump over his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, the New York Times reported Friday.

The Washington Post also reported Friday that lawmakers had been briefed on a secret CIA assessment that Russian interference in the presidential election favored Trump over Clinton. Read full story here

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