Tags 2020 elections

Twitter bolsters security for political accounts as election looms

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

It's an eleventh-hour move to safeguard high profile users as Election Day nears.

NSA director ranks influence operations as a top concern

by Shannon Vavra • 6 days ago

The kind of hack-and-leak operation that Russian hackers used in 2016 are a sign of things to come, Gen. Paul Nakasone hinted.

Twitter plans to remove false election tweets, setting up clash with Trump

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Tweets meant to undermine confidence in the electoral process will be flagged or removed.

DHS intel official alleges he was ordered to halt Russia reporting because it made Trump 'look bad'

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The whistleblower complaint comes amid an ongoing dispute over election-security intelligence between Capitol Hill and the Trump administration.

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.

Trump administration urged to sanction Russian individuals and groups for election meddling

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

Democratic senators want Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to sanction "individuals, entities and governmental actors" involved in efforts to interfere in the 2020 race.

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