Tags political campaigns

Emotet hackers are using Democratic Party content in email scam

by Joe Warminsky • 2 years ago

The hackers behind the banking trojan are using text taken directly from the Democratic National Committee's website.

Twitter bolsters security for political accounts as election looms

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

It's an eleventh-hour move to safeguard high profile users as Election Day nears.

Twitter plans to remove false election tweets, setting up clash with Trump

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

Tweets meant to undermine confidence in the electoral process will be flagged or removed.

Here’s what Pete Buttigieg’s campaign CISO is worried about

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

Mick Baccio may be the only member of Pete Buttigieg's campaign staff who isn't concerned with the crowded candidate field.

Russia's GRU propped up fake media personas, mostly failed at social media promotion after DNC hack

by Jeff Stone • 3 years ago

The effort failed to prioritize obvious strategies that would have generated higher engagement.

FEC approves anti-spearphishing service for campaigns at low cost

by Shannon Vavra • 3 years ago

Security vendor Area 1 previously argued it's not trying to curry favor with candidates, and that it receives business value in collecting intelligence from attacks aimed at campaigns.