Tags election hacking

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.

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

by Chris Bing • 4 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 • 5 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.

Cybersecurity doubts may spook voters in future elections

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 months ago

The doubts are sharpest when it comes to the ability of state and local election authorities to defend against a cyberattack.

Russia and U.S. to create 'working group' to discuss election hacking

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 months ago

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Trump accepted Putin's statement that Russia did not meddle in U.S. elections.

Top Democrat wants 'full scope' of foreign hacking against election systems publicly disclosed

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 months ago

The Intelligence committee will hold an open hearing on foreign hacking on Wednesday.

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