In March, electoral data for 75% of the Maltese population was exposed in a data breach, including their polling booth, polling box numbers and voting preferences. Get insights on the power of voter data and the need for more care.
Israeli voter data was exposed by the country’s election management site that leaked admin credentials via an unprotected API endpoint in the homepage source code.
A haphazard technology roll-out of a new voting app led to tech issues that delayed the Iowa caucus results and threw the public into states of confusion and frustration.
Facebook’s ban of deepfake videos appears to be a focus on the wrong threat as the technology has not shown to be advanced or user-friendly enough to create damaging "fake news”.
With 2020 election drawing near, U.S. Cybercom, is developing information warfare tactics ranging from subtle warnings to more direct attacks on Russia’s information warfare capabilities.
Internet Society's Online Trust Alliance report shows only 30% of U.S. presidential candidates made the Honor Roll in audit which focused on three main areas – consumer privacy, website security and consumer protection.
ESS, largest voting systems company in U.S with at least 260,000 machines in 21 states, was found to have 35 election systems in 10 states connected to the internet when they were not supposed to be.
With lessons learned from 2016 U.S. presidential election, U.S. government officials are taking no chances in upcoming election security by pushing stricter measures to secure online information from cyber attacks.
Recent DEFCON Voting Village report showed that some of the most popular and widely used voting machines vulnerable to hacking and that their security in the upcoming election is anything but assured.