Tag: elections

Ahead of Black Hat: Fear and Pessimism in Las Vegas

A survey of security professionals who have attended Black Hat reveals fears for From the 2020 Election, U.S. infrastructure

Research: Russian Disinformation Campaigns Target African Americans

Russian misinformation campaigns have been targeting African Americans in a number of ways to create division between left and right political agendas, create racial division and discord, and even suppress Black voter turnout, new research has found.

Before Senate Facebook, Twitter Defend Efforts to Stop Fake News

Facebook and Twitter executives defended recent efforts to stop the use of their platforms by Russia, Iran and other countries to influence U.S. elections.

Voting Machine Maker Defends Refusal of White-Hat Hacker Testing at DEF-CON

Voting machine maker Election Systems & Software (ES&S) defended its decision not to participate in a white-hat hacking event at this year’s DEF-CON to test the security of voting systems, saying such hack-a-thons could actually jeopardize election security and invite hackers to disrupt electronic voting systems.

AggregateIQ Data reveals tools behind pro-Brexit Leave campaigns

There’s more on data discovered in an online breach by AggregateIQ: information tying the obscure Canadian company to pro-Brexit organizations and their activities in the United Kingdom.