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FBI Investigating Hacking of Election Boards in Two States

  • States asked to check with their boards for signs of attacks
  • Cybersecurity specialists have said Russia may try to meddle
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U.S. Election Hacks: What We Know So Far

The FBI is investigating hacking attacks on at least two state election boards, one of which resulted in data being stolen, according to an alert from the agency’s cyber division.

"The FBI is requesting that states contact their Board of Elections and determine if any similar activity to their logs, both inbound and outbound, has been detected," the agency warned in the alert issued on Aug. 18.