Experts say Cybercriminals are Trying to Manipulate the US Election

A majority of cybersecurity professionals think cybercriminals are interfering in the U.S. election, and agree with the 2016 Republican Party platform endorsing strike-backs against hackers, a new study from cybersecurity company Tripwire found.

The breach of the Democratic National Committee’s computer network and subsequent leaks of sensitive information so close to the U.S. election is the most high-profile way in which cybercriminals are trying to manipulate the election, wrote Tripwire director of IT security and risk strategy Tim Erlin.

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