Funding fights lead to vulnerable votes

There likely isn’t a quick fix for complex U.S. election integrity challenges such as social-engineering interference on Facebook. Experts say there is a straightforward response, however, to vulnerable voting-machine software. The problem is that it involves...

US election integrity depends on security-challenged firms

It was the kind of security lapse that gives election officials nightmares. In 2017, a private contractor left data on Chicago’s 1.8 million registered voters — including addresses, birth dates and partial Social Security numbers — publicly exposed for months on an...

DEF CON 26 Voting Village Report

This is the 2018 Voting Village Report, detailing the significant findings and vulnerabilities discovered at DEF CON 2018. Compiled by election security experts and backed by Secretaries of State, this report represents a small portion of the numerous vulnerabilities...

UN Accidentally Exposes Passwords and Sensitive Information

THE UNITED NATIONS accidentally published passwords, internal documents, and technical details about websites when it misconfigured popular project management service Trello, issue tracking app Jira, and office suite Google Docs. The mistakes made sensitive material...