FBI investigators said they have uncovered evidence that Russian government hackers may have been behind a cyberattack on Hillary Clinton’s campaign that targeted U.S. political officials, U.K. politicians and the media, Fox News reported.
The bureau said in a statement on Thursday that the probe “has resulted in several senior officials and senior government officials being identified as being targeted by Russian actors during the 2016 U.N. General Assembly.”
It also said the investigation into Russian meddling “has uncovered evidence of a broad range of other misconduct by senior Russian officials and agents, including an attempt to interfere in the presidential election of the United States.”
The investigation is ongoing, the bureau said.
It was the latest development in the FBI investigation into possible collusion between Trump associates and Russian officials to influence the U.A.E. elections in favor of the Republican nominee.
U.S.-based hackers known as Fancy Bear also targeted U,K.
officials, British politicians, the U,S.
embassy and the British Parliament.