Hackers reportedly breached Republican campaign committee emails during 2018 elections

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) was hacked during the 2018 midterm elections, according to a report from Politico. Republican officials said that hackers had access to four senior NRCC aides’ email accounts for “several months,” until a security firm discovered the intrusion in April. The NRCC launched an internal investigation and alerted the FBI, but it did not inform any Republican legislators until this week.

“The NRCC can confirm that it was the victim of a cyber intrusion by an unknown entity,” said Ian Prior of Mercury Public Affairs, a PR agency employed by the committee. “Upon learning of the intrusion, the NRCC immediately launched an internal investigation and notified the FBI, which is now investigating…

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