Hackers Still Targeting Election Systems, FBI Director Warns

Over the past month, voter registration databases in states across the United States have continued to come under cyberassault by hackers, FBI Director James Comey warned lawmakers today.
1:09 | 09/28/16

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We are doing an awful lot of work through our counterintelligence investigators to understand just what mischief. Is Russia up to in connection with our election that is work that goes on all day every day about which some limited in terms of answering questions. There have been a variety. Scanning. Activities which is of preamble for potential intrusion activities as well some in tempted intrusions. At voter registration databases beyond those we knew about in July and August. We are urging the states just to make sure that they're dead bolts are thrown in their locks Iran. And to get the best information they can from DHS just to make sure their systems are secure and again these are the voter registration systems. This is very different than the vote system in the United States which is. Very very hard for someone to acting to cause it's so clunky and and disbursed to Mary and Fred putting a machine under the basketball hoop at the gym. Those things are not connected to the Internet but the voter registration systems are so we urged the states to make sure you have the most current information. In your systems are tight goods is no doubt that some bad actors have been poking around. A right with that when you bank balance and thanked mr.

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