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Rosenstein warns of growing cyber threat from Russia, other foreign actors

July 20, 2018

Via: The Hill

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Thursday warned of the growing threat from Russian influence operations, as he unveiled a new report from the Justice Department about plans to notify the public about those kinds of foreign attacks.

“These actions are persistent, they’re pervasive, they are meant to undermine democracy on a daily basis – regardless of whether it is election time or not,” he said during remarks at the Aspen Security Forum.

Rosenstein, who is overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, described Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election as “just one tree in a growing forest” of foreign influence operations.

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