You may have missed it amongst the many news reports of the denial-of-service attacks troubling Labour, but that wasn’t the only reason the UK political party made the cybersecurity headlines this week.
With a drama-filled general election campaign underway in the United Kingdom, the Labour Party says that its systems suffered a “sophisticated and large-scale cyber-attack.”
When Berkeley High School in California held its first ever elections for student government last month, things went about as well you probably expected…
One travel blogger finds you don’t have to be Kylie Jenner to be targeted by an Instagram hacker. When 40 iPhones at a hospital mysteriously die, what could be the explanation? And, surprise surprise, political parties in the USA are throwing around hacking accusations.
All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Naked Security’s Mark Stockley.
Just hours before the US mid-term elections opened, Facebook responded to a tip from law enforcement agencies and shut down 115 accounts that were behaving suspiciously, and potentially linked to a foreign entity.
Regardless of whether Donald Trump believes Russia hacked the Democrats in the run-up to the US Presidential election or not, we explain how they did it. And Carole explores some of the creepier things being done in the name of surveillance.
All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.
Carole Cadwalladr, the investigative journalist who revealed how the personal data of millions of Facebook users was used to influence the US election, speaks about what went on behind the headlines.
Reality Winner, the US government contractor who leaked top secret documents about Russian hacking, has pleaded guilty.
Attendees to the DEF CON hacking conference in Las Vegas discovered weak spots in electronic voting machines that attackers could abuse in future compromises.
David Bisson reports.
Wouldn’t it be better if there was at least some token effort made to verify people’s identity before they voted in the general election?
Facebook users are mistakenly sharing a warning with each other about how to behave in voting booths during today’s elections for the American presidency.
LiveJournal and other websites brought down as Russia turns out to vote. Could the elections have resulted in internet attacks on websites claiming that the vote was being fixed?
A fundraising drive by US presidential hopeful Ron Paul was disrupted this weekend by an internet attack against his website.