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On Friday, September 22, 2017, the Illinois State Board of Elections received a call from the Department of Homeland Security
Date: 9/27/2017
Description: On Friday, September 22, 2017, the Illinois State Board of Elections received a call from the Department of Homeland Security confirming that Illinois was one of the states which had its voter registration database targeted by Russian “hackers.” This notification related to the incursion into the Illinois database that occurred in July of 2016, as detailed in our August 26, 2016 Illinois Voter Registration System Database Breach Report. There was no new information provided to Illinois in the DHS call.
Link: On Friday, September 22, 2017, the Illinois State Board of Elections received a call from the Department of Homeland Security

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