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

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the FBI confirmed they have not witnessed evidence of cyber attacks on registration databases or on any voting methods so significantly this 12 months.

The joint statement, unveiled Tuesday, came immediately after a Russian information outlet falsely claimed that Michigan voter databases experienced been dumped on a dim web system. While the in the vicinity of-panic of the Russian report was not excellent, it did direct to the very vital update from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the FBI: The hack, or any other folks, never ever happened.

The Russian information outlet first released the report Tuesday, which quickly received picked up by domestic information outlets. Julia Ioffe, a correspondent for GQ Magazine, posted a backlink to the report on her Twitter feed.