U.S. says it has "highly credible" information Iranians created website threatening U.S. election officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. security agencies said on Wednesday that they had “highly credible information” indicating Iranian “cyber actors” almost certainly were responsible for creating a website earlier this month featuring death threats aimed at U.S. election officials.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Homeland Security Department’s Cyber and Infrastructure Security Agency said in a statement that the Enemies of the People website, which surfaced after the U.S. election but now appears dormant, demonstrated “an ongoing Iranian intent to create divisions and mistrust in the United States and undermine public confidence in the U.S. electoral process.”

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