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U.S. voting machines are easily hackable, DEF CON report says

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

A number of voting machines used in U.S. elections are easily hackable, a report from DEF CON, one of the world’s largest hacker conventions, found.

Voting machine manufacturers pushed for cybersecurity information by Sen. Wyden

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

"I write to seek public answers about cybersecurity threats to our election infrastructure," the Oregon Democrat wrote.

Hutchins arrest stokes fears among those sharing sensitive threat intel

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

The security researcher's arrest is troubling members of multiple threat information sharing groups who once counted Hutchins as an ally, but now worry that he could have recorded and shared their sensitive contributions.

Former FTC lawyer: Expect fewer data breach and privacy cases under Ohlhausen

by Shaun Waterman • 6 months ago

The Federal Trade Commission's new chairwoman will focus the agency on economic harm to consumers, meaning there will be fewer cybersecurity and privacy enforcement actions, a former FTC official says.

No wonder cybersecurity is so bad: There's no way to measure it

by Shaun Waterman • 6 months ago

Sarah and Peter Zatko's nonprofit independent cybersecurity testing lab will produce security scores for software that "we're ready to get into a fight over," Sarah told a DEF CON session.

Why a 'super-Mirai' attack never happened

by Shaun Waterman • 6 months ago

A large network of corporate IoT devices that was gathered to launch a massive DDoS attack. Then whomever created it the network decided against using it.

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