Voter Registration Hacking? FBI Says Attempts Made On More Than A Dozen States

Voter Registration Hacking? FBI Says Attempts Made On More Than A Dozen States

2018-02-26 19:43:26
FBI director says states should make sure they lock down security on their systems....

FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday hackers have attempted to infiltrate voter registration sites in more than a dozen states, and officials suspect Russia is behind the intrusions.  Comey told the House Judiciary Committee the FBI has detected an unspecified number of “scanning activities, a potential intrusion activities as well as some attempted intrusions at voter database registrations beyond those we knew about in July and August,” CNN reported.  During the summer it had been reported hackers attempted to break into the voter registration databases in Arizona and Illinois.