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Oct. 21 cyberattack: rehearsal for US Election?

Saturday, October 22, 2016 7:49
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DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. October 22, 2016, 5:27 PM (IDT)

The large-scale cyberattack on October 21 used millions of internet-connected devices to flood the infrastructure of one of the biggest internet routing companies in the US with malicious traffic until it crashed. Cyber experts suspect that this unprecedented assault on a massive scale that points to a state hacker – whether Russia, China or North Korea – and may have been a rehearsal for the main show, disruption of America’s Nov. 8 elections.

Our unique angle on these subjects – and strong intelligence dimension – has earned DEBKAfile a global reputation and a steady readership – which skyrockets in times of crisis.

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