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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 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.

Homeland security adviser explains what Trump meant by 'impenetrable Cyber Security unit'

by Shaun Waterman • 6 months ago

U.S. officials will open a dialogue with their Kremlin counterparts about "rules of the road" in cyberspace, White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert said.

U.S. election software companies aren't that worried about phishing emails

by Cassie Stephenson • 7 months ago

Top election software vendors say they are sufficiently protected from phishing emails in the wake of an intelligence report that revealed Russian phishing attacks during the 2016 election may have been more widespread than originally thought.

Russia poses largest cybersecurity risk to U.S., Rep. Ruppersberger says

by Cassie Stephenson • 7 months ago

Although all of America's adversaries present serious cyberthreats, Russia's hackers are the most dangerous right now, says the Maryland congressman whose district houses the National Security Agency.

U.S. sanctions Russian spy agencies, officials for hacking

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

"These actions follow repeated private and public warnings that we have issued to the Russian government," President Obama said from his vacation in Hawaii. Other officials urged companies to revisit their logs to help the government "build up a bigger picture" of Russian activity.

'Methbot' hackers said to be earning up to $5 million daily by video-ad click fraud

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

Methbot generated the cash by fake clicks on premium advertising — as many as 300 million a day.

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