Cyberattacks on elections are still a major concern. Microsoft is warning that it is seeing an increase in such attacts on its customers.
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Deep-fakes have changed the global information landscape, requiring more caution in how we treat information. They also inflict damage on democracy.
Russia interfered in the 2016 elections and there have been concerns it might do so again. Election officials are preparing for new Russian interference battle.
America’s voting technology is fast aging. There is a need to address this concern ahead of November elections if the polls will be successful.
A viral Russian newspaper article prompted concerns over hacked voter registration systems. However, officials have said this hasn’t happened.
Among the many issues for successful upcoming polls is the question of how much hand sanitiser will be enough for each polling place.
Hacking was the principal concern of election officials in previous years. Now its misinformation and logistics that worries them.
Hackers have traditionally been tracked. This time they have been solicited to test voting systems ahead of 2020 elections.
Upended by the disastrous pandemic, the 2020 election is facing yet another attack on the vote from ransomware.
The fact this year’s general election will involve mail-in-voting like never before has raised concerns about the safety of the vote.