Former U.S. Secretary of state and presidential candidate of the Democratic party, Hillary Clinton compared Russia’s intervention in the presidential election in 2016 with a terrorist attack on the US on 11 September 2001. She said this on 15 October during a speech at a literary festival in London, reports Buzzfeed.
«Veterans of intelligence told me that it was a cyber attack in the style of September 11, in the sense that there was a direct attack on our institutions. It might sound like an exaggeration, but we know that they did attempt to interfere in the electoral system, not only engaged in propaganda on social networks,» said Clinton.
She expressed the opinion that the Russians will not stop and produce a new cybermasters.
In October 2016 the United States government officially accused Russia of hacking into the servers of American political parties, and meddling in the presidential election process in the country. In the Kremlin these charges are called «nonsense».
On 10 December, the CIA concluded that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election to help the Republican candidate Donald Trump to win over the representative of the Democratic party Hillary Clinton.
In the published us intelligence report says that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered to start a campaign for intervention in U.S. elections.
According to sources, the Associated Press, hackers are trying to crack the electronic voter registration system in the 21st state.
6 September 2017 Director of security Facebook Alex Stamos said that almost two years Facebook accounts from Russia were bought and distributed in the social network political advertising. Subsequently, Facebook blocked all those pages.
According to CNN, Russia paid advertising on Facebook has been focused on Michigan and Wisconsin – States that took decisive for the victory of Donald trump at the election of the President of the United States.
September 11, 2001, two planes, hijacked by suicide bombers, crashed into the twin towers of the world trade center in new York, the third into the Pentagon. The fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania when passengers tried to retake the ship from terrorists.
The unprecedented attacks carried out by 19 members of the terrorist organization «al-Qaeda». The victims were 2977 people.
Clinton called Russia’s intervention in the American elections, «cyber attack in style September 11» 17.10.2017