Hackers target presidential candidates, U.S. spy chief says

Daily News Article - May 20, 2016


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1. Define the following as used in the article:

2. What is the role of the Director of National Intelligence?

3. a) For what reasons are hackers targeting the U.S. presidential candidates?
b) What types of actions do they take?

4. What actions is the Director of National Intelligence taking in response to the hacks?

5. What type of information would foreign hackers likely look to steal, according to a U.S. security official?

6. What concern do intelligence officials have about the intelligence the Democratic and Republican candidates will receive upon becoming their parties’ nominees?