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Democrats and Republicans split over using hacked material in campaigns

by Ryan Duffy • 2 months ago

Lately, a Democrat-Republican feud has shown that when it comes to politically charged hacking and dirt offered up by foreign powers, politics may not stop at the water’s edge.

Alphabet's Jigsaw offers political campaigns free DDoS protection

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Dubbed "Project Shield," Jigsaw's defensive software is designed to flag, filter and contain loads of malicious traffic.

DNC hires first ever CSO ahead of 2018 midterms

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

The Democratic National Committee has hired former Yahoo CISO Bob Lord to lead the committee's cybersecurity operations.

Will Democrats and Donald Trump share all campaign cyberthreat intel in 2020?

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 12 months ago

The idea of Trump, who actively encouraged campaign hacking during the 2016 election, sharing cyber intelligence with Democrats may become reality.

Russian hackers targeted Obama's aides as early as 2007, and attempts continue, report says

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

Russia’s preeminent cyber espionage group, known as APT28 or Fancy Bear, heavily targeted former U.S. President Barack Obama’s staff while they campaigned for office in 2008, according to newly published research by U.S.-based cybersecurity firm Area 1 Security.

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