Florida lawmakers were angry when they emerged from an FBI briefing that left them with unanswered questions on Russian cyberattacks in 2016.
Spying and Privacy articles on Democracy Chronicles
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It’s almost certain that hostile foreign hackers will try to disrupt and sow confusion around the pivotal U.S. elections in 2020.
Baltimore City’s new mayor had been on the job for four days when he had to announce that city’s computer system had fallen victim to a ransomware attack.
This is stunning news, and a wake-up call for improving the integrity and security of election administration and technology in the United States.
Russian hackers breached the systems of two county elections systems in Florida in 2016, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday at a news conference.
A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation Tuesday that would require a cybersecurity expert from the Department of Homeland Security.
Lawmakers are demonstrating increased interest in open source technology as a means to solving longstanding challenges around election security.
Listen to the interview with Laura Rosenberger By now, you’ve no doubt head all about the report
The FBI will brief Florida members of Congress next week about the claim that a Florida county was hacked by Russian intelligence in 2016.
A video of a seemingly real news anchor, reading a patently false script saying things like the “subways always run on time”.