DHS official Jeanette Manfra just told the Senate Intel Committee that Russia targeted 21 state election systems in the 2016 election. pic.twitter.com/2f9IhVP3cg— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) June 21, 2017
But hackers successfully exploited a “small number” of networks, Liles said, likening the act to making it through a home’s front door.This is important, just as Politico's article about the sorry security of the Georgia voting system is important. This is not about replaying 2016. It's about trying to get America prepared for future hacking and election meddling. It should be a bipartisan concern. Who knows? The Russians might decide to help a Democrat next time around.