Tags 2016 elections

Twitter scrubs nearly 5,000 accounts tied to state-backed information operations

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

The takedown also highlights the difficulty of correct attribution.

NSA's Russian cyberthreat task force is now permanent

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

The task force the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command created last year to thwart Russian influence and cyberattacks is now permanent.

FBI director: Protecting 2018 election was a 'dress rehearsal' for 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The 2018 vote passed without incident. The "big show" is the 2020 contest, Christopher Wray says.

Election tech vendors say they're securing their systems. Does anyone believe them?

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

Election tech companies are telling the world they are fixing their cybersecurity issues. Will the changes they make satisfy everyone ahead of 2020?

DNC updates cybersecurity advice to protect candidates from hackers in 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The checklist is straightforward security advice driven by an awareness of current threats.

Democrats ask Trump administration to publish 2018 election security report

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

2018 midterm security efforts have been hailed as a success, but some lawmakers are calling for a public report on that work in the interest of transparency.

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