election hacking

How disinformation about coronavirus could impact the 2020 US election

How disinformation about coronavirus could impact the 2020 US election

“Coronavirus is ammo for propagandists," says one expert.

App Used by Israel's Ruling Party Leaked Personal Data of All 6.5 Million Voters

An election campaigning website operated by Likud―the ruling political party of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu―inadvertently exposed personal information of all 6.5 million eligible Israeli
West Virginia is expanding its controversial smartphone voting push

West Virginia is expanding its controversial smartphone voting push

Backers have ignored experts who say online voting is a security nightmare.
Even the famously low-tech Iowa caucus is facing fears of election hacking

Even the famously low-tech Iowa caucus is facing fears of election hacking

Iowa will use a new smartphone app to tally and report results, introducing fears of hacking.
Elections Globally Are Under Threat. Here's How to Protect Them

Elections Globally Are Under Threat. Here's How to Protect Them

A new report calls for safeguards to reduce the dangers posed by misinformation, online extremism, and social media manipulation.
Congress waited too long to start securing the 2020 elections

Congress waited too long to start securing the 2020 elections

The feds say it's up to the states. The states say it's up to the counties. And so little has been done to secure next year's election.
How electric vehicles could be used to hack the 2020 election

How electric vehicles could be used to hack the 2020 election

Targeted blackouts could potentially swing an election by suppressing the vote.
A 2020 US election simulation just ended with 32 dead and 200 injured

A 2020 US election simulation just ended with 32 dead and 200 injured

A recent trial run at the 2020 US Election illustrated just how wrong things could go.

FBI Posts Video Series in Hopes of Helping Political Campaigns Stop Election Meddling

“Chances are," one video warns, "by the time you realize your systems may have been compromised, the attacker has already taken most or all of your information."

FBI Posts Video Series in Hopes of Helping Political Campaigns Stop Election Meddling

“Chances are," one video warns, "by the time you realize your systems may have been compromised, the attacker has already taken most or all of your information."

Microsoft to Reward Hackers for Finding Bugs in Open Source Election Software

Fair elections are the lifelines of democracy, but in recent years election hacking has become a hot topic worldwide.Whether it's American voting machines during the 2016 presidential election or
Iranian Hackers Targeted a US Presidential Candidate

Iranian Hackers Targeted a US Presidential Candidate

A revelation from Microsoft offers a chilling reminder that Russia is not the only country interested in swaying the 2020 election.
Report: Trump Told Russian Officials He Didn’t Mind 2016 Election Interference

Report: Trump Told Russian Officials He Didn’t Mind 2016 Election Interference

President Donald Trump told top Russian officials that he wasn’t concerned about the Kremlin’s election hacking of the 2016 elections,...
American Voting Systems Were Left Online

American Voting Systems Were Left Online

Our Kim Zetter broke the news that US voting systems, some in key swing states, are actually online and very hackable.

Swing State Voting Systems Were Left Connected to the Internet for Months, Report Says

"There is zero evidence any ES&S voting system has ever been compromised," election tech company ES&S tells Fortune.

Swing State Voting Systems Were Left Connected to the Internet for Months, Report Says

"There is zero evidence any ES&S voting system has ever been compromised," election tech company ES&S tells Fortune.
Judge Tosses DNC Lawsuit Against Trump Campaign, Russia For Election Hacking

Judge Tosses DNC Lawsuit Against Trump Campaign, Russia For Election Hacking

US District Judge John Koeltl on Tuesday threw out the Democratic National Committee’s lawsuit against the Trump campaign, the Russian...
McConnell Cries ‘McCarthyism’ Over Backlash For Killing Election Security Bill

McConnell Cries ‘McCarthyism’ Over Backlash For Killing Election Security Bill

Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) complained on Monday that he’s a victim of “modern-day McCarthyism” because he’s being criticized...
Tulsi Gabbard Says a Teen Hacked a Replica of Florida's Election System. She's Wrong

Tulsi Gabbard Says a Teen Hacked a Replica of Florida's Election System. She's Wrong

Election security is a real issue, but Gabbard is not helping by getting the facts wrong about a hack that was demonstrated at Def Con 2018.
U.S. will examine 2016 North Carolina poll books for election hacking

U.S. will examine 2016 North Carolina poll books for election hacking

It only took them nearly three years, but the feds say they're finally gonna get around to examining the 2016 North Carolina poll books, to see if there are signs of election hacking. “It is the