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Andy Chow

The Department of Homeland Security has reached out to elections officials in Ohio and 20 other states, which have confirmed they were targeted by hackers during the 2016 election. But Ohio's chief elections official said he thinks the story isn't as shocking as it may seem.

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Several state government websites in Ohio and two other states were down for several hours after hackers posted messages that seem to support the Islamic State.

Karen Kasler

Worries about hacking and cybercrime resulted in the federal Department of Homeland Security naming voting machines and elections systems around the country as “critical infrastructure”, and therefore eligible for more federal help to protect them. But Ohio’s secretary of state has some concerns.

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Ohio’s Attorney General has launched a new program to try to protect the state’s businesses from being victimized by internet hackers.