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Twitter scrubs nearly 5,000 accounts tied to state-backed information operations

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

The takedown also highlights the difficulty of correct attribution.

DHS on Election Day: No malicious cyber-activity observed

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 11 months ago

DHS officials said they have not seen malicious activity targeting election systems or result reporting websites.

Lawmakers, tech vendors fight over election cybersecurity efforts

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

Lawmakers ratcheted up the pressure on election technology vendors to be more responsive to federal officials. The companies said they're being as transparent as possible.

Chinese hackers breach Cambodian government ahead of country's general election

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

A Chinese hacking group hacked into multiple Cambodian political or governmental organizations ahead of the July 29 elections, according to FireEye.

Two Democratic campaigns hit with DDoS attacks in recent months

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

Hackers launched targeted distributed-denial-of-service attacks (DDoS) against at least two different municipal-level democratic political campaigns involved in recent primary races.

DNC pushes employees, campaigns to embrace email security habits ahead of midterms

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

Chief Technology Officer Raffi Krikorian and his team have been using a phishing simulation platform named Wombat to challenge their colleagues to spot fake malicious emails.

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