In Illinois, investigators found evidence that cyber intruders tried to delete or alter voter data. The hackers accessed software designed to be used by poll workers on Election Day, and in at least one state accessed a campaign finance database. Details of the wave of attacks, in the summer and fall of 2016, were provided by three people with direct knowledge of the U.S. investigation into the matter. In all, the Russian hackers hit systems in a total of 39 states, one of them said.

Russian Cyber Hacks on U.S. Electoral System Far Wider Than Previously Known

Russian hackers tried altering US election data. Now what?

Russia hacked voting systems in 39 states before the 2016 presidential election

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