Chinese Connected Cyber Crew Unleashes Disinformation Campaign Ahead of U.S. Elections
Mandiant is confident hackers are attempting to create conflict between the U.S. and allies for the benefit of China’s state-backed operatives.
EU Warned Russia Not to Launch Cyberattacks Amid German Federal Elections
To protect the integrity of Germany’s federal elections, the European Union reportedly warned Russia not to launch cyberattacks.
U.S. Sanctions Russia Over SolarWinds Cyberattack, Election Interference
U.S. sanctions against Russia seek to punish the country for allegedly launching SolarWinds Orion cyberattack & interfering in U.S. presidential elections.
Pentagon’s Cyber Forces Conducted Dozens of Operations to Protect 2020 Elections, General Says
The Pentagon’s cyber forces carried out some two dozen strategic operations to safeguard the 2020 national elections.
Election Cybersecurity: Legislation May Fund Election Official Training
Pending Legislation could direct $1 million in 2023 to train election officials at the state & local level on handling cybersecurity.
U.S. Election Security Strategy: CISA Head Vows Back to Basics
CISA intends to “get back to basics” for overall election security. Acting Director Brandon Wales indicates.
FBI, DHS: Iranian Hackers Behind Emails Threatening U.S. Election Officials
Iranian hackers emailed death threats to U.S. election officials in mid-December 2020, the FBI & Department of Homeland Security (DHS) allege.
Top CISA Election Security Official Exits for Voting Disinformation Think Tank
Another Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) leader, Matt Masterson, is set to depart the agency.
Fired CISA Director Krebs Waves Off Trump’s Election Fraud Attacks
Former CISA leader Christopher Krebs, in 60 Minutes interview & Washington Post op-ed, reiterates that the 2020 U.S. elections were “the most secure in American history.”
No Election Day Hacks Reported; Cyber Defenders on Alert for New Threats
U.S. election day came and went without a sniff of a cyber attack — but cybersecurity officials remain wary of a post-election barrage from foreign operatives.