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As Trump rails against mail-in voting, DHS warns Russia is doing the same

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

Moscow’s reported denigration of the vote-by-mail process mirrors the criticisms leveled by President Donald Trump.

Final Senate Intel report details remarkable contact between Trump campaign, Russian spies

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Trump’s 2016 campaign manager Paul Manafort could have been involved in Russia's 2016 hack-and-leak operation, the Senate Intel Committee found.

How a new federal policy for telling election officials about cyber-intrusions got put to use

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

A phishing incident in Missouri shows that protocols put into place after 2016 are working, according to several federal and state election security officials.

DNC issues another warning on TikTok, citing data security risks

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The advisory comes as TikTok faces greater scrutiny for its security practices from both U.S. government agencies and corporations.

Biden campaign hires ex-White House official Chris DeRusha as CISO

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Chris DeRusha served as a White House cybersecurity adviser when Biden was vice president.

Securing voter registration databases takes on added importance in pandemic, DHS official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The greater amount of absentee voting and mail-in ballots “shifts the risk towards voter registration data security,” senior DHS official Matt Masterson said Wednesday.

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