American intelligence agencies said the lack of attempts of cyber attacks before the vote

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On the eve of the midterm elections in the United States intelligence agencies have no information about the attempts of hacking infrastructure to a vote, said in a statement on Tuesday the statement of the heads of the FBI, the DOJ, national intelligence and homeland security of the United States.

«At this point we have no indication of the breach of our national infrastructure for the vote, which could prevent the vote, change the number of votes or undermine the ability to count the votes», — the document says.

The authors of the statement warn citizens that foreign players, in particular Russia, «continue to attempt to influence public opinion and voters ‘preferences through actions designed to sow discord».

In the opinion of the authors, such an attempt can be made by spreading false information about the political process and the candidates «lie about their own intervention,» the spread of propaganda in social networks and other ways.

«American society can reduce the impact of these efforts if it is to stay informed, to report suspicious activity and be vigilant consumers of information,» — said in a statement.

It notes that the United States will not tolerate foreign interference in the elections from Russia, China, Iran and other countries. Tried to do this will be punished, the document says.

Moscow has repeatedly denied accusations of trying to influence the elections in different countries, as the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov called them «completely unfounded». The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, speaking about alleged Russian intervention in elections in the United States and other countries, said that there are no facts confirming it, no.

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