Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Minimalist, Apr 21, 2018.
N.Y. State, DHS to practice to protect election process
May 31, 2018
Microsoft AccountGuard Service Offers Protection for Political and Election Orgs
August 1, 2018
US officials hope hackers at Defcon find more voting machine problems
August 10, 2018
Kids are amazing.
Voting Hacks Prompt Push Back from Election Officials, Vendors
Election systems should be considered critical infrastructure
August 13, 2018
McAfee offers state election officials a year of free cloud security tools
August 15, 2018
36 states are using this hacking detection sensor to protect the midterm elections
Albert sensors can detect hacking attempts and alert the government agencies quickly.
August 16, 2018
Here's a thought. Go back to paper ballots and we don't have to worry about other countries messing with the results. Or any domestic fraud. With computers.
Agreed. This whole thing is complete nonsense.
New bill would require paper ballots to secure election results
The bill, submitted by nine senators on Tuesday, would also mandate election audits.
August 21, 2018
DNC calls FBI after appearing to thwart hack of its voter database
August 22, 2018
Perhaps silly question, today's paper revealed yet another HACK, by Russia, on the DNC.
The DNC's servers/database are obviously connected to the internet, there in lies the vulnerability! So why not, or it's possible, to "Encrypt" the server. Then it becomes just a matter of sure, you do not give the key to the wrong people.
Recent DNC Hacking Attempt Was Just a Simulated Phishing Test
August 23, 2018
So why is encryption not the answer?
White House pans Election Security Act
August 24, 2018
"Things like encryption keys, two-factor authentication, and even using a mobile device may be a bridge too far for the elderly or the unskilled.”
Many election machines running XP, perhaps they should be updated, or a linux distro
What I don't understand here, is how the voter would be involved in anyway with encryption. John Q public votes & is vote is encrypted by the machine. Voting by smart device, how's about a voting 'app' that encrypts. To get this futuristic 'app', could require, two party verification, before download.
Los Angeles County's new 'open source' vote tallying system isn't open source just yet
August 23, 2018
Press release (PDF): https://lavote.net/docs/rrcc/news-releases/08212018_SOS-Certified-Tally.pdf
No, a Teen Did Not Hack a State Election
Hacking conference organizers said kids had hacked “exact clones” of state election reporting websites, but that didn’t happen.
August 24, 2018
What we’re reading: 4 ways the U.S. can secure the 2020 election
Voting machine maker claims vote machine hack-fests a 'green light' for foreign hackers
NSA code smacker says no, hackers perform a service
August 28, 2018
Free Cybersecurity Services Offer a First Step to Securing US Elections
Justice Department Warns It Might Not Be Able to Prosecute Voting Machine Hackers
August 30, 2018
Justice Department report (PDF): https://www.justice.gov/ag/page/file/1076696/download
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