NSA director says US warned France over Macron files hack

Admiral Mike Rogers, US National Security Agency director and head of US Cyber Command, told a Senate committee that the agency tipped off its French counterparts before the hack of Emmanuel Macron’s campaign became public 36 hours ahead of the second round of the presidential campaign.

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The US National Security Agency tipped off French officials that Russia was hacking the country’s computer systems during the presidential campaign and is working with the UK and Germany to help shield their upcoming elections from Moscow’s interference, reports The Guardian.