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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#792 Foreign hackers may be targeting presidential candidates
Foreign hackers may have the campaigns of U.S. presidential candidates in their sights, the nation's top intelligence official warned Wednesday.

The FBI and Homeland Security are working with the campaigns to tighten security and prevent the cyber intruders from penetrating their defenses, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said.

Clapper warned that there are likely to be cyber attacks as Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battle for the Democratic nomination and Donald Trump tries to rally Republican support for his candidacy. He did not say what actual attacks on the campaigns, if any, have already occurred.
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