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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

More testimony on Russian election hacking

Posted By on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 9:45 AM

For the readers who still think Russian efforts to meddle in U.S. elections are fiction:

More here from the Washington Post. The thinking is that vote tallies weren't affected, but they believe efforts to pierce systems were made.

But hackers successfully exploited a “small number” of networks, Liles said, likening the act to making it through a home’s front door. 
This is important, just as Politico's article about the sorry security of the Georgia voting system is important. This is not about replaying 2016. It's about trying to get America prepared for future hacking and election meddling. It should be a bipartisan concern. Who knows? The Russians might decide to help a Democrat next time around.

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