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Leaked NSA Report Says Russians Tried to Hack State Election Officials


Eric Trump voting

Eric Trump, son of then-presidential nominee Donald Trump, looks at wife Lara Yunaska's voting booth. An NSA report indicates Russia may have attempted to plant malware on the computers of election officials in the days before voting.

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A Top Secret NSA analyst's report published by The Intercept suggests that, in August 2016, the Russian General Main Staff Intelligence Directorate (GRU) hacked into an election-related hardware and software vendor in the US.

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