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The FBI has found that hackers accessed Arizona’s and Illinois’s state election databases, CBS News has confirmed.  The bureau issued an alert to state election officials of the attempted hacks, which was sent earlier this month and it referenced two attacks in two states that are under investigation. At least one site was compromised, CBS News confirmed.  The two states that were targeted were Arizona and Illinois, and while the FBI released a statement, it didn’t offer any details. (Ed note: prepare to laugh: they are saying it was probably the Russians!)

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