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Russian hackers targeted office of vulnerable Democrat

by Ryan Duffy • 3 months ago

The same outfit of Russian hackers that launched cyberattacks against U.S. targets in the 2016 election also targeted Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Miss., a red-state Democrat who faces a tough reelection bid this year.

Microsoft reveals first known Russian hacking attempt aimed at 2018 midterms

by Ryan Duffy • 3 months ago

The first Russian cyber salvos have already been fired – and batted back – in the run-up to the 2018 midterm elections, a Microsoft executive said.

Democrats and Republicans split over using hacked material in campaigns

by Ryan Duffy • 4 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.

Alaska election website was hacked on Election Day in 2016: report

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 6 months ago

The hack was separate from Russia-backed probing of 21 states' election systems prior to the 2016 election.

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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 7 months 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 • 7 months ago

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

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