Election security, hacking, Congress, Russian hacking

9/14/18 Election security Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments To protect the integrity and security of U.S. elections, all local, state, and federal elections should be conducted using human-readable paper ballots by the 2020 presidential election, says a new report from the National Academies of…

EPIC Pursues Voter Data Privacy Case at Supreme Court

Following then end of the Presidential Election Commission and the deletion of the voter data it unlawfully obtained, EPIC has asked the Supreme Court to review a lower court decision that wrongly denied EPIC access to a privacy impact assessment the Commission was required to…

Election security, hacking, Congress, Russian hacking

8/24/18 Considered opinion: Election security Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments With the flood of news this week, it would be easy to miss recent announcements from two of America’s largest and most influential technology companies that have implications for U.S. democracy. First, on Tuesday…

DNC calls in FBI after detecting cyber attack in their voter database

… after detecting an attempt by hackers to get into its voter … election.  Russian hackers, in June and July of 2016, hacked the DNC … have been a very effective attack,’ he said. Bob Lord … in order to prevent future attacks,’ Lord said…

Russian hacking, 2018 U.S. midterms elections, cyberattacks, Microsoft

8/21/18 Election security Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Microsoft says it has uncovered new Russian hacking attempts to target U.S. political groups ahead of the U.S. midterm elections in November. The company said a hacking group linked to Russia’s government had created fake Internet domains…

Election Security Bill Without Paper Records and Risk Limiting Audits? No Way.

The Senate is working on a bill to secure election infrastructure against cybersecurity threats, but, unless amended, it will widely miss the mark. The current text of the Secure Elections Act omits the two most effective measures that could secure our elections: paper records and…

FBI probing cyber attack on congressional campaign in…

… close to the campaign. The hackers successfully infiltrated the election campaign … resources to protect themselves from cyber attacks. Few can hire computer security … activity that could indicate a cyber attack on campaign computers. The four-person … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE FBI probing…

FBI investigating cyber attack on congressional campaign in California

… close to the campaign. The hackers successfully infiltrated the election campaign … resources to protect themselves from cyber attacks. Few can hire computer security … activity that could indicate a cyber attack on campaign computers. The four-person … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE FBI investigating…

Exclusive- FBI probing cyber attack on congressional campaign in California:…

… close to the campaign. The hackers successfully infiltrated the election campaign … resources to protect themselves from cyber attacks. Few can hire computer security … activity that could indicate a cyber attack on campaign computers. The four-person … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Exclusive- FBI…