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Senators introduce election cybersecurity bill to improve information sharing

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 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.

Massive voter registration database found to have major security flaws

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

Officials running the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program have been using insecure methods to send state election officials usernames, passwords and decryption codes for databases containing records of all voters in about 30 states, reports Indivisible Chicago.

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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 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 • 2 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 • 5 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.

New administration will keep 'critical' label on election systems

by Shaun Waterman • 10 months ago

The decision will come as a shock to many state and local officials who expected it would be overturned.

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