The cyber attack did not affect the results of elections in the United States, said the former head of DHS

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in photobacteria near the Washington monument in Washington, DC (district of Columbia). Archival photoThe cyber attack did not affect the results of elections in the United States, said the former head of DHS© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

A cyber attack on the Democratic party of the United States did not affect the results of elections in the country, said during hearings in the U.S. house of representatives on «RF interference» the former head of homeland security Jay Johnson.

«Based on the data that we had and that I know not,» he replied to the question of congressional influence whether a cyber attack on the democratic party of the US election results.

He also said he was confident that Russia was involved in this hacking, and «regrets» that not sharing this information with voters before the election in the United States.

In the U.S. Congress are now independent investigation about the «Russian interference» in the US presidential election, which was won by Donald trump. A similar investigation leads the FBI. Congress has passed several high-profile hearing on «Russian intervention», but participated in the hearing, the scouts did not provide any evidence, citing the secrecy of information.

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