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21 states whose election systems were targeted by Russian hackers

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Sep
2017
21 states whose election systems were targeted by Russian hackers

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DHS finally notified election officials in 21 states about Russia trying to hack their election systems before the 2016 election.

“It is completely unacceptable that it has taken DHS over a year to inform our office of Russian scanning of our systems, despite our repeated requests for information,” said California Secretary of State Alex Padilla. “The practice of withholding critical information from elections officials is a detriment to the security of our elections and our democracy.”

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