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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 weeks 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 weeks 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 • 3 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 • 9 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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