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Senators ask voting machine manufacturers if Russia reviews source code

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

"Russia’s requests for source code reviews have increased," the senators wrote.

Trump backs paper ballot backups for voting systems

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he supports states moving toward a paper backup ballot: "A lot of states are doing that. And I think that's a great idea."

Senators introduce election cybersecurity bill to improve information sharing

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 months ago

Two Senators on the Intelligence Committee introduced a bill that would let states receive classified information about election threats and help them identify new threats.

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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 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.

Time is running out for state officials to be approved for cybersecurity intel ahead of elections

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

With just about a month left before the polls open in New Jersey and Virginia for gubernatorial elections, the Department of Homeland Security is racing to vet state officials who have applied for the ability to receive classified briefings, people familiar with the matter tell CyberScoop.

North Korean hackers came close to hacking Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign

by Chris Bing • 8 months ago

North Korean hackers targeted foreign policy advisers to Clinton's presidential campaign, focused on stealing policy documents, memos and other confidential information, multiple sources told CyberScoop.

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