DNC ‘spearphishing attack’ was actually a test

… several attributes of actual attacks on the Democratic party’ … quickly thwarted the attack by suspending the attacker’s account … group of volunteer white-hat hackers – DigiDems – to conduct penetration … the Russian Fancy Bear hacking group – also known as … VISIT…

If It Doesn’t Have Paper Backups and Automatic Audits, It’s Not an Election Security Bill

Right now, the U.S. Senate is debating an issue that’s critical to our democratic future: secure elections. Hacking attacks were used to try to undermine the 2016 U.S. election, and in recent years, elections in Latin America and Ukraine were also subject to cyber attacks. It…

Trump Says He Hadn’t Thought of Asking Putin to Extradite Hackers

… Special Counsel Robert Mueller of hacking Democratic National Committee and … hacked. They had bad defenses and they were able to be hacked … the victims of Putin’s attacks rather than reckon with … insistent that Putin extradite the hackers, there is no chance…

US election hacking: Justice department indicts 12 Russian intelligence officers

… 12 Russian intelligence officers for ‘hacking’ the Democratic National Committee, BBC … malicious software in their purported cyber attacks. The investigation, which is being … 12 Russian intelligence officers allegedly hacked into the computer network of … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE US election hacking: Justice…

Justice Department Charges Russian Cyberspies With Attack On 2016 Election

… related to Russia’s hacking of the Democratic National Committee … ‘s campaign. The GRU attackers also targeted state election systems … States conspired with the Russian attack on the election. Rosenstein said … benefited politically from the Russian attacks but to unite against foreign…

Senator King: US lacks defense against Russian cyber attacks

… ;a deliberate, conscious and sophisticated attack on our Democracy that was … hacking of the emails of the Democratic National Committee as an attack … failure to acknowledge the Russian cyber attacks leading up to the 2016 … Russians conducted “an unprecedented attack on…

French President: Algorithmic Transparency Key to National AI Strategy

French President Emmanuel Macron has expressed support for “Algorithmic transparency” as a core democratic principle. In an interview with Wired magazine, President Macron said that algorithms deployed by the French government and companies that receive public funding will be open and transparent. President Macron emphasized,…

Senate Holds Hearing on National Security Strategy

cybersecurity democratic institutions human rights policy Senate Holds Hearing on National Security Strategy EPIC submitted a statement to the Senate Armed Services Committee in advance of a hearing on “Global Challenges and U.S. National Security Strategy.” Last year, the White House released a National Security…

U.S. Senate targeted by Russian hackers, cybersecurity firm says

PARIS — The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate, a cybersecurity firm said Friday. The revelation suggests the group often nicknamed Fancy Bear, whose hacking campaign…

U.S. Senate targeted by Russian hackers, cybersecurity firm says

PARIS — The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate, a cybersecurity firm said Friday. The revelation suggests the group often nicknamed Fancy Bear, whose hacking campaign…