>>> WELCOME BACK.

WE ARE LEARNING TODAY THAT FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS BELIEVE THAT RUSSIA IS BEHIND A CYBER ATTACK ON FLORIDA'S ELECTION SYSTEM.

THE FBI BELIEVES HACKERS WORKING FOR RUSSIAN INTELLIGENCE ACCESSED THE PERSONAL DATA OF FLORIDA VOTERS.

THE FBI IS NOW PREPARING TO PROVIDE UPDATED GUIDANCE TO STATE ELECTION OFFICIALS ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO DEFEND THEIR OWN SYSTEMS FROM SIMILAR ATTACKS.

ALL THIS COMING JUST DAYS AFTER THE WHITE HOUSE NAMED AND SHAMED RUSSIA FOR THE ONGOING CYBER ATTACKS AGAINST DEMOCRATIC PARTY LEADERS AND INSTITUTIONS.

DESPITE THE MOUNTING EVIDENCE RUSSIA'S FOREIGN MINISTER SAID TODAY RUSSIA IS INNOCENT.

OFFICIALS WARNING THAT RUSSIA IS ATTEMPTING TO UNDERMINE THE U.

S.

ELECTION AND ELECTION SYSTEM.

TODAY THE HIGHEST LEVELS OF THE RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT DENYING THE KREMLIN IS BEHIND ONGOING AND WIDESPREAD HACKS OF THE U.

S.

ELECTION SYSTEM.

RUSSIAN FOREIGN MINISTER SERGEI LAVROV TELLING CNN'S CHRIS JEONG AMANPOUR THAT THERE IS NO PROOF.

>> IT'S FLATTERING AS I SAID BUT IT HAS NOTHING TO BE EXPLAINED BY THE FACTS.

WE HAVE NOT SEEN A SINGLE FACT, A SINGLE PROOF.

>> RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN GOING FURTHER, SAYING THE U.

S.

IS POINTING THE FINGER AT RUSSIA TO DIVERT ATTENTION FROM WHAT'S ACTUALLY INSIDE THE HACKED E-MAILS.

>> Translator: ALL THE HYSTERIA IS AIMED AT MAKING THE AMERICAN PEOPLE FEDERAL GOVEORGET ABOUT MANIPULATION OF PUBLIC OPINION.

EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT WHO DID IT.

IS THAT IMPORTANT? WHO DID IT? THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IS WHAT IS INSIDE THIS INFORMATION.

>> THE EVIDENCE IS MOUNTING.

INVESTIGATORS BELIEVE RUSSIA IS BEHIND A CYBER ATTACK ON A CONTRACTOR FOR FLORIDA'S ELECTION SYSTEM THAT EXPOSED VOTER DATA.

THIS AFTER THE U.

S.

TOOK THE RARE STEP FRIDAY OF PUBLICLY NAMING AND SHAMING RUSSIA FOR HACKS OF DEMOCRATIC PARTY LEADERS AND INSTITUTIONS.

WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY JOSH EARNEST NOT MINCING WORDS ABOUT RU RUSSIA'S INTERESTS.

>> IT WAS INTERESTED IN ATTEMPTING TO DESTABILIZE THE POLITICAL SYSTEM.

>> CLAIMING RUSSIA WANTS MORE, TO WIN THE ELECTION FOR DONALD TRUMP OVER HILLARY CLINTON.

JOHN PODESTA WHOSE HACKED E-MAILS ARE BEING RELEASED ON WIKILEAKS SUGGEST THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN IS ACTIVELY WORKING WITH WIKILEAKS TO DAMAGE THE CLINTON CAMPAIGN.

THEY POINTED TO THIS TWEET BY ROGER STONE IN AUGUST AND WHAT CNN BELIEVES HE MEANT TO SAY, QUOTE, TRUST ME.

IT WILL SOON BE PODESTA'S TIME IN THE BARREL.

>> THE CONCLUSION THAT MR.

TRUMP HAD ADVANCED WARNING ABOUT WHAT.