Tags election security

DEF CON Voting Village takes on election conspiracies, disinformation

by AJ Vicens

In the era of the "Big Lie," the Voting Village has another — and possibly more challenging — mission to fight conspiracy theories.

CISA expands efforts to fight election disinformation ahead of 'challenging' 2024 vote

by Suzanne Smalley

CISA Director Jen Easterly said election security has grown more complex as disinformation and threats against election workers have surged.

What to watch for as 'Hacker Summer Camp' gets underway in Las Vegas

by Suzanne Smalley, AJ Vicens

Black Hat, DEF CON and BSidesLV take place this year amid a backdrop of COVID, cyberwarfare in Ukraine and digital attacks on Taiwan.

Twilio, a texting platform popular with political campaigns, reports breach

by Tonya Riley

The company says it became aware of the hack on Aug. 4 but it declined to say how many customers were affected by the incident.

CISA advisory panel wants agency to act on election disinformation, multifactor authentication

by Tim Starks

CISA's director has 90 days to respond to the suggestions.

Experts, NSA cyber director say ransomware could threaten campaigns in 2022

by Tonya Riley

Hackers are also widening their net to candidates' families and friends, experts say.