<a href="https:\/\/see.news\/hackers-working-for-turkey-believed-to-carry-out-sweeping-cyberattacks\/">Hackers<\/a> breached several local government offices Today, in US Louisiana, prompting state officials to enlist the National Guard to stop the attacks. The Louisiana cyberattacks involved a remote access trojan, or RAT, the kind of malware often used to lay the groundwork for additional breaches, according to to Reuters report.\r\n\r\nAlso, the staff at several government offices in northern Louisiana were successfully compromised as part of the campaign. The Louisiana National Guard declined to comment on the incidents.\r\n\r\n<img class="size-full wp-image-163141 aligncenter" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2020\/10\/793d3cdc9700acf5da00fbb8ef666e8b.jpg" alt="" \/>\r\n<p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Cyberattacks Before US Election<\/strong><\/p>\r\nMoreover, a spokesman for the Louisiana State Police reported, that the staff were called in to investigate the cyberattacks, but declined further comment. The Governor\u2019s office explained, that they could not comment on an ongoing investigation.\r\n\r\nIn addition, this is not the first time in recent history that Louisiana has been the target of cyberattacks. In 2019, a attacks series crippled various government agencies in the state.\r\n\r\n<img class="size-full wp-image-163146 aligncenter" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2020\/10\/5f9307deabcd0c0018d6961d.jpg" alt="" \/>\r\n<p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Louisiana's Cyberattacks\u00a0<\/strong><\/p>\r\nOn last November, the New Orleans city, had its own cybersecurity breach, forcing the entire city government to shut down electronic systems until the virus was purged. That process took months. Noteworthy, the FBI has warned that \u201cforeign actors\u201d are attempting to interfere in the 2020 elections.\r\n\r\nOn Wednesday, intelligence officials explained that <a href="https:\/\/www.forbes.com\/sites\/nicholasreimann\/2020\/10\/23\/cyberattacks-targeting-louisiana-local-governments-texas-supreme-court-reported-days-before-election\/#2f313ba753d0">Russia<\/a> and Iran had acquired voter registration information, and that Iran was behind threatening emails sent earlier in the week to registered Democrats, urging them to vote for Trump.\r\n\r\n<img class="size-full wp-image-163147 aligncenter" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2020\/10\/IGA6JABO2JHNJJAZM7IQWX2FEY.jpg" alt="" \/>The Iranians made it appear that the email came from the Proud Boys, which is a violent far-right group that supports President Donald Trump.