(RNN) – Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel’s Office investigation indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses related to the 2016 presidential campaign.
Rod Rosenstein said in a news conference the GRU officers hacked state election offices and secretaries of state, as well as the Democratic National Committee. GRU is the Russian military intelligence agency.
According to the Florida Department of State, the 2016 elections in Florida were not hacked in anyway.
The Florida Department of State released the following statement:
“To be clear, the 2016 elections in Florida was not hacked in any way. As we have stated multiple times, the Department of State was notified by the Department of Homeland Security in September 2017 that Florida was unsuccessfully targeted by hackers in 2016. This attempt was not in any way successful and Florida's online elections databases and voting systems remained secure."