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The Department of Homeland Security knowledgeable 21 states Russian hackers tried to entry their voting programs throughout the 2016 election.
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In this June 6, 2013 file picture, the National Security Agency (NSA) campus is seen in Fort Meade.(Photo: Patrick Semansky, AP)

The Justice Department has recognized greater than six members of the Russian authorities concerned within the hacking of Democratic National Committee’s computer systems throughout the 2016 presidential election, the Wall Street Journal stories.

Enough proof has been badembled to cost the suspects and a case could possibly be introduced subsequent 12 months, the WSJ mentioned, citing individuals acquainted with the investigation.

The report couldn’t instantly be verified by USA TODAY.

On Monday, it emerged that Trump marketing campaign official George Papadopoulos was briefed early final 12 months that the Russians had “dirt” on Clinton, together with “thousands of emails.”

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, mentioned claims that Russia interfered within the election have been “unfounded.”

More: Timeline: The many occasions George Papadopoulos tried to attach the Trump marketing campaign with Russia

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