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Hackers Can Seize Control of Ballots Cast Using the Voatz Voting App, Researchers Say

Flaws in the blockchain app some states plan to use in the 2020 election allow bad actors to alter or cancel someone’s vote or expose their private info.

By |2020-02-14T08:34:46-05:00February 14th, 2020|2020 election, Election, election tampering, Encryption, Hacking, MIT, mobile apps, presidential election, Security, Uncategorized, Voatz, voting|Comments Off on Hackers Can Seize Control of Ballots Cast Using the Voatz Voting App, Researchers Say

FBI Plans to Inform States of Election Breaches

The agency changed its policy to provide more timely and actionable information to state and local election officials in the case of a cybersecurity breach to election infrastructure.

By |2020-01-17T11:56:35-05:00January 17th, 2020|Cybersecurity, data breach, Department of Justice, Election, election results, election tampering, FBI, Government, Irán, Microsoft, Phosphorous, russia|Comments Off on FBI Plans to Inform States of Election Breaches

Cybercriminals Impersonate Russian APT ‘Fancy Bear’ to Launch DDoS Attacks

Attacks are targeting international companies in the financial sector, demanding that victims pay ransom in Bitcoin.

By |2019-10-28T08:58:26-04:00October 28th, 2019|apt, Bitcoin, DDoS, Election, Election Hacking, Fancy Bear, financial sector, Group-IB, impersonation, Juniper Networks, Link11, Malware, Radware, ransom, russia, Web Security|Comments Off on Cybercriminals Impersonate Russian APT ‘Fancy Bear’ to Launch DDoS Attacks