Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stressed the importance of confronting Russian Federation about its involvement in US elections Tuesday.
The U.S. intelligence official assigned with protecting American elections from hacking confirmed for the first time Wednesday that Russian Federation successfully breached voter rolls in several states ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
Johnson, who was DHS secretary during the Russian hacking, says he's concerned that the 21 states that were targeted aren't doing enough "to actually harden their cybersecurity" for the next elections.
"W$3 e have no idea why the Homeland Security Department didn't notify these states before today, since they've known at least since June which states were attacked", she said.
US officials said there was no evidence that any of the voter rolls were actually altered.
Jeanette Manfra, the Homeland Security official tasked with securing the system from hackers, told NBC News that a total of 21 states were targeted and "an exceptionally small number of them were actually successfully penetrated".
The Washington Post previously reported that computer systems in IL and Arizona were both successfully penetrated.
Luckily, there's no evidence that the Russians altered the rolls in the last election, but it does raise concerns about whether cyber defenses will be up to snuff in the midterm elections - now just nine months away. He has also yet to unambiguously acknowledge that Russian Federation interfered in the election to get him elected.
In late January, CIA Director Mike Pompeo said he has "every expectation" that Russian Federation will try to target the midterms. "We do see it, and you need to stop, '" he said.
US intelligence official Jeanette Manfra told NBC News her department saw a small number of states where Moscow was "successfully" able to hack voters systems, despite there being no evidence that registration rolls were altered in anyway.
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