Tags election hacking

Air gapping voting machines isn't enough, says one election security expert

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 weeks ago

Can election machines be hacked to change election outcomes? An computer science professor and election security expert explains why the answer is yes.

Information sharing on election security is getting better, officials say

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 month ago

Officials discussed the progress they've made since 2016 on election security coordination.

Spooked by election hacking, states are moving to paper ballots

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 month ago

Will it be enough to deter whatever Russia might be planning for 2018 and 2020?

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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 6 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.

DHS, FBI promise to improve defense of election systems ahead of 2018 campaign season

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

Although state governments are primarily responsible for defending their own election infrastructure, they can and are often encouraged to request help directly from federal agencies, including DHS and FBI.

Election officials criticize Harvard study of voter registration vulnerabilities

by Shaun Waterman • 8 months ago

Election officials are pushing back against a new Harvard study saying hackers could disenfranchise Americans by exploiting vulnerabilities in online voter registration systems.

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