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US makes ‘tremendous progress’ to combat Russian interference, FBI Director says

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FBI Director, Christopher Wray, called Russia a “365 days of the year,” the threat while speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations in the vicinity of the White house on Friday, said, however, that the federal agencies, social media companies and election officials have made “tremendous progress” for the 2016 presidential elections.

However, he warned that Russia has been its efforts to sow division in the US, 2018 is a “dress rehearsal” for the year 2020.

In terms of American willingness to Wray, said the flow of information between the Silicon Valley, the law enforcement and intelligence services is now much better.

“I think the companies have recognized that it is necessary to take measures so that their own platforms are not abused,” he said. Russia allegedly 126 million people through Facebook ads just achieved in the election of 2016 season, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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FBI Director Christopher Wray.
(Associated Press)

Wray added that Russia will turn to the use of social media and new fake-propaganda “to us, to pit us against each other, sow discord, and discord” continues unabated, because in 2016 and in 2018 was only “a dress rehearsal for the big show in 2020.”

In the interview, he said Russia poses a “significant counterintelligence threat” in the cyber-arena, and in the human intelligence officers in the United States

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He also said that the FBI is also focused on the increasing threat posed by China, in terms of American technology and innovation. “The theft of American intellectual property is a big business for China, he added, according to the Daily Beast.

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