Department of Homeland Security Archive

U.S. officially attributes DNC hack to Russia

The Department of Homeland Security and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence confirmed today what cybersecurity companies have asserted since emails from Democratic National Committee employees leaked online over the summer — state-sponsored Russian hackers are responsible for the breach. “The U.S. Intelligence Community is confident that the Russian government directed the recent compromises of emails from U.S. persons and institutions, including from …