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New Facebook security program will warn presidential candidates of hacking attempts

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 hours ago

The new program is another effort by Facebook to show the public that it has made security strides since 2016.

Lawmakers offer Illinois election work as blueprint to secure 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

Building on progress made in Illinois and elsewhere requires more federal money, experts say.

Microsoft: U.S. presidential campaign, government officials targeted by recent hacking effort

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Phosphorus, also known as APT35, has targeted email accounts associated with an unnamed U.S. presidential campaign along with current and former U.S. government officials.

FBI, DHS advise states on potential Russian voter suppression tactics in 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

State officials called the memo a reminder of the degree to which foreign adversaries seek to interfere in the U.S. electoral process.

DEF CON Voting Village matures as industry keeps its distance

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The country's top three voting gear vendors were a no-show, but there was still plenty of enthusiasm at DEF CON's Voting Village.

10,000 Microsoft customers targeted by nation-state attacks in the last year

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Microsoft has tied the attacks — some of which have been successful — with a group linked with Iran (APT 33), with a group from North Korea (APT 38), as well as with two groups linked with Russia (APT 28 and APT 29).

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