Transcript for FBI Investigating Possible Hack of The New York Times
We move on to the cyberattack on "The New York times the." The FBI investigating where the Russian attackers who hacked the dnc are behind this one. Reporter: U.s. Officials this morning confirmed to ABC news that the cyberwar sneak attacks by Russia are now targeting the American news med yarks including the most influential news organization, "The New York times." No group of journalists is better connected than those inside this building. Where the most sensitive, high-level sources inside government. Russian intelligence wants to know what "The New York times" is going to write before it writes it. They want to know who the sources are inside Russia. Reporter: U.s. Officials are investigating a series of cyberattacks against "The times" from Russia. "The times" says none of its internal systems was breached or compromised. Attacks came from the same Russian hackers who did compromise the computers of the democratic national commit too. The telltale signs from the dnc were the Ip addses being used were previously attributed to Russian attacks. Reporter: Neutral party firms supposedly tried to undercut the campaign of Bernie sanders. Voice mail messages about donors and the favorers they sought. The Russian hackers have a long list of successful and embarrassing operations. They had the a nonclassified system at the white house and a classified system at the Pentagon. A report last week said Russian hackers compromised a private communications network for a foundation one by American billionaire George Soros. No news organization would be able to withstand a sophisticated attack from the Russian hackers. A cautionary tale. We move on to the race for
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