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DHS official: States will probably know first if malicious cyber-activity hits primaries

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

The Department of Homeland Security is on standby to alert state officials of any malicious cyber activity during Tuesday’s primary elections, but it will likely be the states themselves that know first if something is amiss, Matthew Masterson, a senior cybersecurity adviser at DHS, told CyberScoop.

DHS notifies 21 states of Russian hacking attempts prior to 2016 election

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

A small number of networks were compromised, CyberScoop has learned, but none of the targeted systems involved the tallying of votes.

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