Russian Government Hacks DNC, Steals Oppo Research on Trump

Hackers connected with the Russian government breached the computer network of the Democratic National Committee, gaining access to the entire database of opposition research on Donald Trump, DNC officials and cybersecurity experts said Tuesday. DNC leaders were reportedly informed of the intrusion in late April.

The hackers were able to read all of the Democrats’ email and chat traffic, according to officials who responded to the breach.