U.S. DHS: Russian hackers acted in 21 States during the presidential election

Tue, 24 APR 2018


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World news: According to the Ministry, hackers for the most part tried to explore the weaknesses of us systems than to break them.

At least 21 American state was confirmed by hacker intervention of Russia during the US presidential elections last year.

This was stated on Tuesday the official representative of the Ministry of internal security of the United States Jeanette Manfra, told the publication The Hill.

“The Ministry has enough visible to confirm the activity, which covered 21 States, confirmed the sensors in government systems, as well as information provided by the intelligence community,” said Manfra during the hearings in U.S. Senate Committee on homeland security.

She expressed the assumption that the objectives of the Russian activity was the majority of the American States.

Manfra said that now and in the future work of the Department of homeland security focuses on protection from external interference into critical infrastructure of the United States.