Tags election security

First major voting vendor, Hart InterCivic, partners with Microsoft on ambitious software security tool ElectionGuard

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

The ElectionGuard announcement comes as Republicans are still mounting challenges to the 2020 election.

SolarWinds hackers are behind a widespread phishing campaign impersonating USAID, Microsoft says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

It's a sign that the hackers are experimenting with new tactics.

'Ghostwriter' disinformation campaign rages on as Biden prepares for NATO trip

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

“These types of tactics are readily deployable elsewhere," said FireEye's Lee Foster.

Hackers target German lawmakers in an election year

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

It was not immediately clear who was responsible, but the German parliament is a perennial cyber-espionage target.

Foreign operatives were active in 2020 but did not alter vote, US officials say

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The report points to growing interest by an array of foreign actors in influencing U.S. voters.

Federal election agency adopts updated voting security standards. Not everyone is happy.

by Tim Starks, Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

Even as most considered the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) 2.0 an upgrade, there were complaints about its provisions on wireless connectivity.