The hackers started their attack in January but escalated their efforts in recent weeks, security experts say. Business and government agencies affected.
It’s disgraceful, as is the support of his accomplices.
Two readers say the president fired an election official, Christopher Krebs, for his honesty and integrity. Also: A post-mortem on polling.
Mr. Krebs had overseen election cybersecurity efforts, and had joined other officials in declaring the 2020 election “the most secure in American history.”
Mr. Krebs’s government agency contradicted President Trump’s false claims that the election was rigged. At this point, Mr. Krebs, a former Microsoft executive, still has a job.
A group of federal, state and local officials working with a Department of Homeland Security agency declared flatly that the election was the most secure in the nation’s history.