Coordinated phishing campaign targeted election officials in nine states, according to FBI

Written by AJ Vicens Mar 29, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP An invoice-themed phishing campaign targeted elections officials in at least nine states in October 2021, according to a warning the FBI…

No surprise: NSW iVote fails during local council elections

Image: Getty Images New South Wales’ iVote online voting system failed on Saturday during the state’s local government elections, with an unknown number of voters unable to exercise their democratic…

CISA promotes election cybersecurity platform debunking misinformation

CISA has published a trove of information about election cybersecurity and misinformation for Election Day. Voters in dozens of states are heading to the polls today, with crucial gubernatorial races…

Election Day poses first security test for Biden officials, overhauled voting laws

Written by Tim Starks Nov 2, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Voting in more than 30 states on Tuesday is poised to serve as the initial test run for election security officials…

Michigan police execute warrant looking for missing election equipment

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 29, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The Michigan State Police launched a criminal investigation this week after a piece of election equipment went missing. The inquiry comes…

Election officials don't need to report cyber incidents to the feds. That could soon change.

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 28, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Security personnel charged with the challenging and high-stakes work of protecting election systems from digital threats might soon have another task…

A former top US election official urges sweeping security improvements, warning 'democracy is in trouble'

Written by Tim Starks Oct 14, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s former lead election security official is recommending comprehensive changes to protect the ballot in future…