Post Profile






Homeland Security hasn't 'lifted a finger' to determine whether any voting machines were breached

Russian hackers reportedly hit voting systems in as many as 39 states last fall and last week Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials confirmed that they identified 21 states as potential targets of hacking. Yet Homeland Security officials have yet to examine any voting machines used in 2016 to determine if they were breached. In fact, they still have no plans to do so, writes TPM's Sam Thielman: Asked about the decision, a DHS official told TPM: “In a September 2016 Intelligence Assessment, DHS and our partners determined that there was no indication that adversaries were planning cyber activity that would change the outcome of the coming US election.
read more

share

Related Posts


South Carolina’s voter registration system hit with 150,000 hack attempts on Election Day: report

News : The Raw Story

Hackers made nearly 150,000 attempts to break into South Carolina’s voter registration system on Election Day 2016, according to a report from that state’s election commission. The Hill said Sunday that there is no evidence so far t...

US officials aware of possible hacking at nuclear facilities

Politics / US Politics : Washington Watch

Nuclear and other energy providers have been advised the by the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI that hackers may be trying to breach their computer systems. DHS said … Click to Continue »

Hackers Have Hit Election Systems In 20 States

Politics / US Politics : Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

“There have been hacking attempts on election systems in more than 20 states — far more than had been previously acknowledged,” a senior Department of Homeland Security official told NBC News. “The ‘attempted intrusions’ targeted on...

The Latest: Johnson learned well after of DNC systems breach

US Politics / Liberal : SFGate: Politics

Department of Homeland Security officials are still not willing to disclose which state election systems Russian hackers targeted during last year's presidential election. Undersecretary for cybersecurity at DHS, Jeanette Manfra, sa...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC