Hillary Clinton’s campaign computer networks were also hacked in cyber attacks on Democrats, according to Reuters.
Wikileaks released nearly 20,000 emails from the Democratic National Committee on Friday morning, including one email from a senior DNC official who questioned Sen. Bernie Sanders’ faith.
A hacker who claimed responsibility for breaching the Democratic National Committee’s computer system leaked a document appearing to show the group discussing Hillary Clinton as the party’s nominee months ahead of the first primary election.
Russian government hackers stole opposition research on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after breaking into the Democratic National Committee’s computer network.
Three months after a Department of Homeland Security intelligence report downplayed the threat of a cyber attack against the U.S. electrical grid, DHS and the FBI began a nationwide program warning of the dangers faced by U.S. utilities from damaging cyber attacks like the recent hacking against Ukraine’s power grid.
Russian hackers penetrated U.S. industrial control networks that run critical infrastructures like the electrical grid, according to the Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.
The hackers responsible for breaching the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) database have potentially acquired more than double the four million files suggested in the estimate provided by OPM, the Associated Press reports.