CISA and FBI say there have been no hacks on voter databases

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Safety Company and the FBI verified they have not viewed evidence of cyber assaults on registration databases or on any voting techniques so much this yr.

The joint assertion, launched Tuesday, arrived right after a Russian news outlet falsely claimed that Michigan voter databases experienced been dumped on a dark net system. Whilst the around-stress of the Russian report was not suitable, it did guide to the incredibly critical update from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Safety Company (CISA) and the FBI: The hack, or any other individuals, never happened.

The Russian news outlet initial revealed the report Tuesday, which speedily got picked up by domestic news outlets. Julia Ioffe, a correspondent for GQ Journal, posted a website link to the report on her Twitter feed.