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Intelligence officials announce attempts by Iran, Russia to influence election

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

U.S. intelligence officials said two foreign actors, Russia and Iran have made attempts to influence the 2020 election on Wednesday.
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Iran Is Behind Threatening Emails Sent to Influence Election, U.S. Officials Say

Iran Is Behind Threatening Emails Sent to Influence Election, U.S. Officials Say

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Both Iran and Russia have obtained voter information, the officials warned, but there was no indication that any votes themselves have been altered.
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U.S. Says Russia And Iran Obtained Voter Registration Data To Interfere With Election

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The Director of National Intelligence called it “desperate attempts by desperate adversaries.”
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US officials call out Iran, Russia for election interference

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By FRANK BAJAK and ERIC TUCKER
BOSTON - Iran is responsible for emails meant to intimidate American voters and sow unrest in multiple states, U.S. officials said Wednesday night in calling out both Tehran and Russia for activities meant to interfere in the upcoming presidential election.
The announcement at a rare news conference just two weeks before the election underscored the concern within the U.S. government about efforts by foreign countries to spread false information meant to suppress voter turnout and undermine American confidence in the vote.
“These actions are desperate...
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Russia and Iran are using ‘voter registration' data to interfere in 2020 election, U.S. officials say

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

The Trump administration officials notably didn't divulge Russia's motivations for stealing the data. They did, however, shed light on Iran's alleged motives.
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U.S. Blames Iran For Threatening Election Emails, Says Russia May Interfere Too

U.S. Blames Iran For Threatening Election Emails, Says Russia May Interfere Too

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The director of national intelligence and FBI director said on Wednesday night that U.S. officials believe Iranian influence-mongers are behind an election-intimidation scam.
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U.S. intelligence agencies say Iran and Russia have tried to interfere in 2020 election

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. Director of National
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U.S. Says Iran, Russia Have Attempted to Interfere in Election

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

U.S. officials warned that Iran and Russia are attempting to interfere with the presidential election, allowing the spread of false information.
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