DNC Calls FBI About Attempted Hack Into Voter Database: Report
The Democratic National Committee alerted the FBI Tuesday to what it believed to be a hacking attempt against its voter database, a source told CNN. A cloud-service provider and a security-research firm notified the DNC that a fake login page had been created resembling login pages for Democratic Party officials and campaigns. The DNC believes the fake page was set up to trick users into giving hackers their login information but does not currently have evidence its voter file was breached, according to CNN’s source. It’s not clear who was behind the hack, which is being investigated. Separately, Microsoft announced Tuesday that a Russia-linked operation to hack the Senate and conservative think tanks had been stopped.