Florida counties hacked in 2016 election

(WPTV) Florida Governor Ron DeSantis says Russian hackers gained access to voter databases in two Florida counties before the 2016 election.

DeSantis made the revelation after being briefed on the hacking by the FBI.

Governor DeSantis insisted Tuesday that the hackers didn’t manage to manipulate any data, and that the election results weren’t compromised.

DeSantis said he signed an agreement with the FBI that prohibits him from disclosing the names of the counties that were hacked.

Election officials working in the compromised counties are aware of the intrusions.

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