Wray: Russian Interference Heavy On Agitation, Less So State Cyberattacks

FBI Director Christopher Wray says that Russian influence-mongers are trying to agitate the body politic in the same way they did in 2016, but not attacking state election systems in the same way.
FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies before a House Homeland Security Committee hearing on Thursday. Source: John McDonnell

Russia's interference in this year's presidential race relies as heavily on disinformation and agitation as the "active measures" of 2016, but less so on cyberattacks targeting state election infrastructure, FBI Director

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Altro da NPR

NPR2 min lettiAmerican Government
3 Cities Designated As 'Anarchist' Filing Lawsuit Against Trump Administration
After months of street protests, President Trump described New York City, Portland and Seattle as lawless places and threatened to withhold federal aid. City officials say the law is on their side.
NPR2 min lettiPolitics
Lost Painting By Modernist Master Jacob Lawrence Found In Private Collection
A visitor to the Metropolitan Museum Of Art in New York — where Lawrence's series, Struggle, is currently on view — helped identify a missing painting by the Modernist master.
NPR3 min lettiMedical
Coronavirus Maps: How Severe Is Your State's Outbreak?
View NPR's maps and graphics to see where COVID-19 is hitting hardest in the U.S., which state outbreaks are growing and which are leveling off.