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Russia targeted election systems in all 50 states, Senate concludes

A new, heavily redacted report by the US Senate Intelligence Committee confirms that in 2016, Russian state-backed hackers carried out attacks on election systems in all 50 United States. Hacking activity related to this campaign started in 2014 and went on until at least 2017, according to the report.

The report also states that “Russian cyber actors were in a position to delete or change voter data,” although so far no evidence has been found to prove that voter data really was altered or that voting machines were tampered with.

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