Cyberwar with Russia? No Way, Says US Intelligence Chief

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The U.S. is still pondering an appropriate response to Russian attempts to interfere with the election, but it may not be delivered in cyberspace.

James R. Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence, yesterday  revealed concerns that cyber-countermeasures against Moscow, following intelligence assessments that Russian government-supported hackers had broken into the emails of Democratic Party operatives—and subsequently arranged for their release through Wikkipedia, could set off a mini-cyberwar that could do lasting damage to the U . . .

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