"Election Hacking" News 

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg says internet firms in 'arms race' for democracy

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said that the leading social network and other internet firms are in an arms race to defend democracy. Zuckerberg's Washington Post op-ed came on the eve of hearings..

More U.S. states deploy technology to track election hacking attempts

A majority of U.S. states has adopted technology that allows the federal government to see inside state computer systems managing voter data or voting devices in order to root out hackers.
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Election hacking: How computers can be attacked [Video]Election hacking: How computers can be attacked

This week on "Campaign 2018: Election Hacking" we examine the threat against voting machines. There's growing concern over whether hackers could potentially change votes by attacking one of these..

CBS News -   05:59

Pompeo Delivers A Very Strong Threat Against Any Country Meddling In Our Elections [Video]Pompeo Delivers A Very Strong Threat Against Any Country Meddling In Our Elections

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gets serious as he explains why it would not be wise for any country (especially Russia) to meddle with United States elections.

Celebrity Wire -   01:54

Why hackers use phishing attacks on political campaigns [Video]Why hackers use phishing attacks on political campaigns

Hackers are turning to some deceptively simple tactics to target political campaigns. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson explains how campaigns can protect themselves against phishing in the first..

CBS News -   05:02

Reality Winner, ex-NSA contractor, says she Reality Winner, ex-NSA contractor, says she "deeply" regrets leaking classified report

Reality Winner leaked a secret report on Russian election hacking to the media and will now serve more than five years in prison. That's the longest sentence ever imposed for this kind of violation...

CBS News -   06:14

Russian 2016 election hacking a test run for upcoming FL primary, midterms [Video]Russian 2016 election hacking a test run for upcoming FL primary, midterms

Russian hackers targeted a total of 21 states in 2016, and many cybersecurity experts believe they could be testing our cyberinfrastructure for vulnerabilities to exploit in the 2018 midterm and 2020..

Rumble -   02:52

Reality Winner Gets 63 Month Sentence [Video]Reality Winner Gets 63 Month Sentence

In a move that will likely have a chilling effect for potential whistleblowers and journalistic sources, Reality Winner has been sentenced to 63 months in federal prison for leaking government..

Wochit News -   00:38


U.S. accuses Russian spies of 2016 election hacking as summit looms

A federal grand jury charged 12 Russian intelligence officers on Friday with hacking Democratic computer networks in 2016, in the most detailed U.S. accusation yet that Moscow meddled in the..
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U.S. grand jury indicts 12 Russian spies in 2016 election hacking

A federal grand jury on Friday indicted 12 Russian military intelligence officers on charges of hacking the computer networks of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the..
Reuters India

U.S. officials warn Congress on 2018 election hacking threats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior Trump administration officials warned Congress on Tuesday of ongoing efforts by Russia to interfere in the 2018 midterm congressional elections as the federal government..
Reuters India

US election-hacking book to be adapted into film

Isikoff and Corn's book "Russian Roulette", the story of the Russian attempt to interfere with the 2016 US presidential election, will be adapted for the big screen.

US federal government notifies 21 states of presidential election hacking

The notification came roughly a year after US Department of Homeland Security officials first said states were targeted by hacking efforts possibly connected to Russia.

Facebook pledges $500,000 for Harvard University effort to fight election hacking, propaganda

The initiative, dubbed Defending Digital Democracy, is led by the former campaign chairs for Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Mitt Romney,
DNA Also reported by •Reuters India

Moscow says replied to Washington query on U.S. vote hacking within a day: RIA

Russia said the United States had formally asked Moscow about election hacking one week before last year's U. S. presidential vote and that it replied the next day, RIA news agency cited Russia's..

Donald Trump backtracks on Russia joint cyber unit

donald trump backtracks on russia joint cyber unit
US President, Donald Trump has backtracked on a proposal to work with Russia to create an impenetrable cyber-security unit to prevent election hacking. Hours after promoting the idea yesterday, the US..
All India Radio

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