Report: Russia is using social media to influence European Parliamentary elections

Report: Russia is using social media to influence European Parliamentary elections

A new report is out claiming that Russian bad actors are increasingly pouring misinformation through social media channels with a clear goal to influence the upcoming European Parliamentary elections. Bad actors are ...
ENISA issues recommendations to protect EU Parliament elections against cyber-threats

ENISA issues recommendations to protect EU Parliament elections against cyber-threats

With the European Union Parliament elections just around the corner, the EU Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) has released a detailed paper discussing the evolving threat of cyber-attacks on election ...
In Lead-up to Elections, Australia Confirms Nation-State Attack on Infrastructure, Political Parties

In Lead-up to Elections, Australia Confirms Nation-State Attack on Infrastructure, Political Parties

On February 8, the Australian government announced its computer network was hit by a major cyberattack. Following investigations by the country’s cyber experts, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Monday that ...
Hackers Invited to Attack Swiss E-Voting System in Latest Bug Bounty Program

Hackers Invited to Attack Swiss E-Voting System in Latest Bug Bounty Program

The Swiss government has just announced a CHF250,000 investment in a new bug bounty program to prevent voting manipulation. Swiss Post will let professional ethical hackers attack its system for a month ...
Facebook to finally answer for Cambridge Analytica scandal; record fine expected

Facebook to finally answer for Cambridge Analytica scandal; record fine expected

After scandalizing the world with the Cambridge Analytics affair, Facebook is finally coming under legal fire for letting the political consultancy access personal information on 87 million users without their knowledge. The ...
Project Lakhta Russian Meddling

Best of 2018: Project Lakhta: Russian Meddling Gets Russians Indicted

As we close out 2018, we at Security Boulevard wanted to highlight the five most popular articles of the year. Following is the third in our weeklong series of the Best of ...
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U.S. Mid-term Elections and Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector

U.S. Mid-term Elections and Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector

The last few years have witnessed seismic changes in the world's political landscape and the way elections have been conducted. As of yet, there's no conclusive evidence that the results and outcomes ...

Are Your Local Elections at Risk of Being Hacked?

Questions about the integrity of voting mechanisms remain just as pressing now in the 2018 election cycle as they were in 2016. So-called “hacktivists” continued to stage attacks in 2017, and hackers ...
Avoid Getting Scammed During Election Season

Ways to Avoid Getting Scammed During Election Season

It’s election season, and those in security know that with every season, there is a reason for criminals to create new lures to fool end users. The next week is sure to ...
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XKCD, Ballot Selfies

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