Obama's report on alleged Russian hacks fails to satisfy critics

A report issued by American intelligence services detailing how federal investigators believe the Russia was behind hacks of the 2016 US presidential election has failed to satisfy critics who say the Obama administration has no proof Moscow tried to interfere in the vote.

In a joint analysis issued on Thursday, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) provided technical details about the tools and cyber infrastructure they said Russian civilian and military intelligence services used for the hack attack, code named Grizzly Steppe.

The document said the cyberattack was carried out to “compromise and exploit networks and endpoints associated with the US election, as well as a range of US government, political, and private sector entities.”

But the critics have turned down the 13-page report, saying it is far from the “proof” that they have called for.

“What they released doesn’t add anything to the discussion [about…

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