The Tale of Russia Hacking for Election Outcome Continues
It's said Russian hackers attacked the devices used for voting and other things related to the U.S. presidential election within 21 states, according to a confirmation by a Department of Homeland Security official. The confirmation was made at the time of one meeting of the Select Intelligence Committee which's investigating Russian hands impacting the election.
According to reports from media, Russia hacked the systems of a maximum of 39 states, with Arizona and Illinois being prominent. In an unprecedented situation, federal officials reported about the states the Russian hackings successfully influenced.
Computer Science Professor J. Alex Halderman at Michigan University informs of a research of DRE (direct recording electronic) voting machines by him along with his team since ten years to find that the machines were capable of being reprogrammed such that they could maneuver to get a particular candidate to become the winner. The team had also created malware, a code that would steal votes, make it infect one machine to another, while quietly alter the election results.
The research findings by Halderman and team accompany the committee's attempt at weighing Russia's extent of disseminating wrong information during the 2016 U.S presidential election. Washingtonexaminer.com posted this, June 21, 2017.
Surprisingly, there's been no interest or concern from President Donald Trump regarding the possibility of hacking the U.S. elections. So have both chambers' Republicans been silent albeit they would, like usual, only pretend to be concerned and thereafter create obstacles when an investigation might be initiated, not even make a strong effort for stopping Russian assaults against USA.
Ex-FBI Director Robert Mueller who's now Special Counsel held a meeting with senior members of the Senate Judiciary Committee for making sure things worked out smoothly of his probe into probable complicity between Russia along with election campaign of Trump, as well as the panel's effort for finding the reason(s) why Trump sacked James Comey the Director of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Trump has admitted of being investigated during the query about Russia's interference into the 2016 election as also probable complicity following his campaign, while seemingly criticized the DOJ officer administering the enquiry.
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