US special counsel report distinguished two techniques supposedly utilized by Russia to impact the presidential race
Robert Mueller Report
US extraordinary direction Robert Mueller recognized two procedures purportedly utilized by Russia in 2016 to impact the November presidential race - a disinformation battle via web-based networking media and hacks of the Democratic Party servers to assemble information.
"The Special Counsel's examination established that there were two fundamental Russian endeavors to impact the 2016 race. The principal included endeavors by a Russian association, the web Research Agency (IRA), to direct disinformation and online networking activities in the United States intended to sow social strife, in the long run with the point of meddling with the race," the discoveries distributed by the US Department of Justice read.
"The second component included the Russian government's endeavors to lead PC hacking tasks intended to accumulate and scatter data to impact the race. The Special Counsel found that Russian government on-screen characters effectively hacked into PCs and got messages from people associated with the Clinton crusade and Democratic Party associations, and openly dispersed those materials through different go-betweens, including WikiLeaks," the note proceeded.