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US senator complained of Russia’s superiority over the US in cyberspace

Mark Warner said that he is worried that Russia is superior to the United States in the field of struggle in cyberspace.

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) –┬áDeputy Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee Democrat Mark Warner said that he is worried that Russia is superior to the United States in the field of struggle in cyberspace.

“Our military budget, which was just adopted, is $ 700 billion, but I’m worried that we are buying equipment that corresponds to the 20th century, Russia’s military budget is $ 68 billion, but it’s much more effective in the field of misinformation and cyberspace,” he said. in an interview with CNN.

The lawmaker noted that “the US government is still trying to understand what happened in 2016 (during the presidential elections – IF), ” adding that “bad actors” are likely to use the “same tools” during congressional elections 2018 and the presidential election of 2020.