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FBI Video Series Warns Election Campaigns About Foreign Hackers

  • Videos an apparent effort to avoid repeat of 2016 meddling
  • Director says videos should be shown to staffers, volunteers
Christopher Wray
Christopher WrayPhotographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

As the U.S. presidential campaign heats up, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has launched a video series to help candidates shore up their cybersecurity to avoid the kind of online meddling that disrupted the 2016 election.

Dubbed Protected Voices, the initiative includes a series of videos featuring FBI special agents and computer scientists detailing ways foreign actors could seek to hack or influence political campaigns.