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Microsoft Says Russia Tried to Hack Three 2018 Midterm Election Candidates

Microsoft Says Russia Tried to Hack Three 2018 Midterm Election Candidates

July 19, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft said it detected and helped the US government to block Russian hacking attempts against at least three congressional candidates ...
US Identifies 6 Russian Government Officials Involved In DNC Hack

US Identifies 6 Russian Government Officials Involved In DNC Hack

November 02, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The United States Department of Justice has reportedly gathered enough evidence to charge at least six Russian government officials for a...
Proof It's Possible to Hack German Elections; Hackers Tamper with Voting-Software

Proof It's Possible to Hack German Elections; Hackers Tamper with Voting-Software

September 07, 2017Mohit Kumar
Germany's democracy is in danger, as the upcoming federal elections in the country, where nearly 61.5 million citizens are going to v...
Hackers Take Over US Voting Machines In Just 90 Minutes

Hackers Take Over US Voting Machines In Just 90 Minutes

July 30, 2017Mohit Kumar
Image Credit: @tjhorner Today, election hacking is not just about hacking voting machines, rather it now also includes hacking and leak...
Database of Over 198 Million U.S. Voters Left Exposed On Unsecured Server

Database of Over 198 Million U.S. Voters Left Exposed On Unsecured Server

June 19, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Information on more than 198 Million United States citizens, that's over 60% of the US population, was exposed in what's believed...
FBI Arrests NSA Contractor for Leaking Secrets – Here's How they Caught Her

FBI Arrests NSA Contractor for Leaking Secrets – Here's How they Caught Her

June 05, 2017Mohit Kumar
The FBI arrested a 25-year-old NSA contractor on Saturday (3rd June) for leaking classified information to an online news outlet which p...
Trump Fires FBI Director Over Clinton Probe, Amid Russia Investigation

Trump Fires FBI Director Over Clinton Probe, Amid Russia Investigation

May 09, 2017Swati Khandelwal
President Donald Trump has abruptly fired James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) who was leading an inves...
Suspected Kelihos Botnet Operator Arrested in Spain

Suspected Kelihos Botnet Operator Arrested in Spain

April 09, 2017Wang Wei
Update (Tuesday, April 11):  The arrest of a Russian man in Spain was apparently for his role in Kelihos botnet responsible for sending ...
Radio Stations Hacked to Play "F**k Donald Trump" on Repeat Across the Country

Radio Stations Hacked to Play "F**k Donald Trump" on Repeat Across the Country

February 02, 2017Swati Khandelwal
It’s just two weeks into the Trump presidency, but his decisions have caused utter chaos around the country. One such order signed by t...
Obama Expels 35 Russian Spies Over Election Hacking; Russia Responds With Duck Meme

Obama Expels 35 Russian Spies Over Election Hacking; Russia Responds With Duck Meme

December 29, 2016Mohit Kumar
The United States has expelled 35 Russian spies in response to Russia's alleged interference in last month's presidential electi...
Two US State Election Systems Hacked to Steal Voter Databases — FBI Warns

Two US State Election Systems Hacked to Steal Voter Databases — FBI Warns

August 29, 2016Mohit Kumar
A group of unknown hackers or an individual hacker may have breached voter registration databases for election systems in at least two US...
Hacker Arrested after Exposing Flaws in Elections Site

Hacker Arrested after Exposing Flaws in Elections Site

May 10, 2016Mohit Kumar
A security researcher responsibly disclosed vulnerabilities in the poorly secured web domains of a Florida county elections, but he ended...