An Expert Explains the Many Ways Our Elections Can Be Hacked
On the second episode of CYBER, Kim Zetter talks about America's outdated voting machines.
Brian Kemp Is Weaponizing Good Cybersecurity in an Authoritarian Ploy Against Democrats
The Georgia governor hopeful is attacking the run-of-the-mill security research that keeps the internet safe.
Texas Voting Machines Have Been ‘a Known Problem’ for a Decade
The voting machines and their software—not voters—are to blame for votes switching from Beto O'Rourke to Ted Cruz (and vice versa), an expert told Motherboard.
The DNC False Alarm Hack Is Good Cybersecurity, Bad PR
The DNC thought it was getting hacked again, but it was just a false alarm set off by a security test. It's a sign that the organization is taking its cybersecurity seriously.
Top Voting Machine Vendor Admits It Installed Remote-Access Software on Systems Sold to States
Remote-access software and modems on election equipment 'is the worst decision for security short of leaving ballot boxes on a Moscow street corner.'
Update: Zuckerberg Said He ‘Misspoke’ About Alerting Campaigns to Russian Hacking Attempts
Mark Zuckerberg revealed that Facebook’s security team identified Russian government hackers targeting US presidential campaigns and notified them of the hack attempts.
Hacking Germany's Vote Counting Software Was ‘Trivial,’ Researchers Warn
A group of researchers found that the software to count votes was a “total disaster.“
At DEF CON, I Watched Hackers Take Voting Machines Apart
At the annual DEF CON hacking conference, hackers were given free reign to rip apart, reverse engineer and probe voting machines, some of which are currently in use across the US.
Comey: Russians Targeted ‘Hundreds’ of Entities in Election Hacking
Former FBI director James Comey's testimony is a solid reminder that the Russian hacking campaign went far beyond the Democratic National Committee and John Podesta.
New: Russian Hackers Targeted Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Email Ahead of the 2016 Election
New evidence shows that during their wide-ranging hacking campaign, Russian hackers tried to hack 6,730 people with 19,315 phishing links.