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Reboot

Poll: Only 29% of Americans Believe Russian Hacking Impacted 2016 Election

A new Politico/Morning Consult poll marks the crashing and burning of another media narrative, as a mere 29 percent of respondents agreed with the statement, “We know with near certainty that Russia is responsible for the hacking and cyber-attacks that impacted the U.S. elections. Numerous U.S. intelligence agencies have used advanced techniques to determine Russia is responsible for these attacks and we are only playing into an unfriendly country’s hand when we deny this.”

Russians Also Tried to Hack Republican National Committee, and Failed

The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that, according to anonymous U.S. officials (who are still driving the entire “election hacking” story with unsubstantiated leaks, on a daily basis), Russian hackers tried to hit the Republican National Committee as well as the Democrats, but were foiled by superior RNC security.

Reuters

Russian Hackers Read Obama’s Emails in White House Computer System Hack

“Some of President Obama’s email correspondence was swept up by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House’s unclassified computer system that was far more intrusive and worrisome than has been publicly acknowledged,” The New York Times reported over the weekend, based on comments from “senior American officials briefed on the investigation.”