In-brief: Russian hackers aren’t the biggest threat to the security and integrity of elections says Bev Harris of Black Box Voting. Instead, it’s a more common enemy: run of the mill political corruption, mostly at the local level. Also: Eric Hodge of CyberScout talks about the challenges of helping states secure their election systems. Problem number one: recalcitrant voting machine makers.
In-brief: Security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek are re-uniting at autonomous driving start-up Cruise after both, independently leaving ride hailing firm Uber in recent months.
In-brief: That’ll be $99, or $150 without the vulnerabilities! A lawsuit in Germany is trying to force stores to come clean about security holes in the products they sell to consumers.
In-brief: a vulnerability dubbed “Devil’s Ivy” affects hundreds of cameras by the firm Axios and – likely – thousands of other devices made by some of the world’s top technology brands. It’s another example of widespread software supply chain security risks.
In-brief: a story claiming more than 100,000 hack attempts on South Carolina’s election systems raises more questions than it answers about efforts to tamper with the U.S.’s voting systems.