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10,000 Microsoft customers targeted by nation-state attacks in the last year

by Shannon Vavra • 6 days ago

Microsoft has tied the attacks — some of which have been successful — with a group linked with Iran (APT 33), with a group from North Korea (APT 38), as well as with two groups linked with Russia (APT 28 and APT 29).

Elizabeth Warren wants to overhaul U.S. election security

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who is running for president in 2020, wants to replace outdated voting systems with voter-verified paper ballot machines, mandate voting equipment be paid for by the federal government, and require risk-limiting audits before elections take place.

Election commission names new lead for testing and certifying voting systems

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Jerome Lovato’s appointment comes as the commission prepares to help secure the 2020 election.

Second flaw found in Swiss election system could change 'valid votes into nonsense,' researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

It's yet another reminder of what can go wrong when governments shift to electronic voting with no alternative plan.

Backdoor discovered in Swiss voting system would have allowed hackers to alter votes

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The issue is related to a cryptographic issue with the way Switzerland’s voting system receives and counts votes.

Securiosity: Voting vendors vs. voting village

by CyberScoop Staff • 11 months ago

Greg & Jen talk about Greg's conversation with ES&S's security lead, and boy, they don't dig the DEF CON voting village.

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