Each of the 50 states has reportedly reached out to the Department of Homeland Security for help with security at the polls, amid increased worries about Election Day hacks.
Russian-linked hackers on Thursday leaked the private email of a White House staffer who works on Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, releasing an image purported to be Michelle Obama’s passport along with other internal documents.
CIA Director John Brennan said Wednesday it was likely that hackers would continue to target political computer systems in the weeks leading up to the November presidential election.
The personal cell phone numbers of House Democrats were released on the internet on Friday, according to the Hill.
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.