PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Microsoft reveals latest Russian hacking attempt

Clip: 08/21/2018 | 6m 34s Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Tuesday, Microsoft said it had foiled the latest attempt by Russian hackers ahead of November’s midterm election. The tech giant announced that it had removed fake versions of the websites of the U.S. Senate and two conservative think-tanks. Also, President Trump's Supreme Court nominee tried to win over senators on Capitol Hill, including a key Republican vote.

Aired: 08/21/18

Rating: NR

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