The move comes a week after leaders of US intelligence agencies warned Congress that Russians, emboldened by their success during the presidential election, are planning to interfere in the 2018 mid-term elections in November.
"The internet has given us awesome new tools that help us work, communicate, and participate in our economy, but these tools can also be exploited by criminals, terrorists, and enemy governments", Sessions continued.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said election interference should be the top priority for his new Cyber-Digital Task Forceannounced February 20.
DOJ said Tuesday Attorney General Jeff Sessions asked the Cyber-Digital Task Force to produce a report about critical infrastructure interference efforts, internet misuse, information theft, internet-based law enforcement avoidance and cyber exploitation activities that target people and businesses in the country.
The task force reportedly will include representatives from different branches of the Justice Department, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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A Chicago bank executive is reportedly being investigated as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe. Federal Savings has been "fully cooperating" with the special counsel and will continue to do so, the spokeswoman said.
Some security experts expressed skepticism about the task force, saying it lacked focus or a clear mission objective.
The Cyber-Digital Task Force will be populated by personnel from a cross section of the Justice Department, including the FBI, National Security Division and Drug Enforcement Administration.
US intelligence officials have said Russian Federation believes it successfully undermined USA democracy in the 2016 presidential election and would try again.
Mr. Session's memo to department heads was issued the same day the Justice Department unsealed criminal charges against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies accused of using social media and other means to meddle in the 2016 USA presidential race. Russian Federation has repeatedly denied the allegations.
Mueller's inquiry into Russia's interference, meanwhile, is continuing.
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I'll quit Nantes if offered Italy job, reveals Ranieri
The former Leicester City coach, who won a remarkable Premier League title with the Foxes, has enjoyed an impressive start to life at Nantes , leading to some speculation that he might be approached to manage Italy at global level.
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Trump pushes for ban on modified guns
Students from Parkland and across the country held marches and protests to urge lawmakers and Trumps to act for gun control. Trump has not always been deeply tied to the NRA , though. "The president does not support the use of those accessories".