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Report: Russian hackers attempt to breach Clinton Foundation

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Getty Images. Russian hackers are suspected of attempting to hack the Clinton Foundation ahead of the November presidential elections, reported Bloomberg News.

Russian hackers are suspected of attempting to hack the Clinton Foundation ahead of the November presidential elections, reported Bloomberg News.

Sources told Bloomberg, which CNBC has not been able to verify, that U.S. officials had informed both the Democratic and Republican parties, as well as the presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. that hackers were trying to breach their computers.

The hackers sought data from at least 4,000 individuals including party aides, advisers, lawyers and foundations for approximately seven months through mid-May, according to another person familiar with the investigations, said Bloomberg.

Bloomberg was told by the Clinton Foundation that they had not been notified of the breach and would not comment any further.

Click here to read the full Bloomberg report.


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