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House Republican campaign arm hacked during 2018 election

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The breach exposed thousands of NRCC emails to the attacker and appears to be the work of a sophisticated actor, a source familiar with the matter told CyberScoop.

Research shows gap in House, Senate candidates' website security

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Nearly 30 percent of House of Representatives candidates have significant security issues in their websites compared to less than 5 percent of Senate candidates, according to new research.

Senate to review fusion center plan to deter Russian cyberattacks

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

Members of the Senate Intelligence Committee said they would consider plans offered by a Obama administration official to fight back against Russian aggression in cyberspace.

Zuckerberg: Facebook warned campaigns in 2016 about Russian hackers

by Mark Satter • 8 months ago

Facebook directly notified campaigns in the U.S. 2016 election that they were targets of Russian hackers, CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed while testifying before the Senate today.

Here's how much money states will receive for election security upgrades

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

The $380 million funding pool is one of Congress's first major steps to prevent a repeat of Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Information sharing on election security is getting better, officials say

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 9 months ago

Officials discussed the progress they've made since 2016 on election security coordination.

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