Russian hackers behind accessing computers of Clinton campaign?
New York: The computers being used in the election campaign of Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton were hacked as a part of broad cyber attack on the Democratic political organizations, international media reported.
“An analytics data programme used maintained by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and used in the campaign was hacked,” a spokesperson from the Clinton campaign said on Friday. Adding, ‘cyber security experts are reviewing the system and there is no evidence that our internal systems have been compromised’.
The United States Department of Justice national security division is investigating whether cyber attacks on Democratic political organizations threatened U.S. security, reported media.
- It is yet to be ascertain that who hacked the computers,
- It is the third attack on Democratic campaign in last six weeks.
- Hackers may have been from Russia, US intelligence suspected.
The hack did not involve the private email system Clinton used while she was secretary of state.