Category: 2018 midterms

U.S. ramping up offensive cyber measures to stop economic attacks, Bolton says
2018 midterms, china

U.S. ramping up offensive cyber measures to stop economic attacks, Bolton says

John Bolton appears at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore / Flickr)government Written by Shannon Vavra Jun 11, ... Read More

FBI director: Protecting 2018 election was a 'dress rehearsal' for 2020
2016 presidential election, 2018 midterms

FBI director: Protecting 2018 election was a 'dress rehearsal' for 2020

Christopher Wray. (Wikicommons)government Written by Sean Lyngaas Apr 26, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP Protecting the 2018 U.S. midterm elections from foreign meddling was a “dress rehearsal ... Read More

DHS officials plan Europe trip to brief allies on election security, gather intel for 2020
2018 midterms, Chris Krebs

DHS officials plan Europe trip to brief allies on election security, gather intel for 2020

European Parliament Strasbourg Hemicycle // Photo by: Diliff - CC3.0government Written by Sean Lyngaas Mar 19, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP Department of Homeland Security officials plan ... Read More

Cyber Command’s midterm election work included trips to Ukraine, Montenegro, and North Macedonia
2018 midterms, CyberScoop

Cyber Command’s midterm election work included trips to Ukraine, Montenegro, and North Macedonia

A member of the Ministry of Defense of Montenegro and a U.S. Cyber Command Airman, pose for a photo during a meeting at Podgorica, Montenegro, ... Read More

To prepare for 2020, DNC security chief tries to make hackers’ lives harder
2018 midterms, 2019 RSA Conference

To prepare for 2020, DNC security chief tries to make hackers’ lives harder

(Flickr)government Written by Sean Lyngaas Mar 8, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP The Democratic National Committee is striving to “make it more expensive for attackers to do ... Read More

Democrats ask Trump administration to publish 2018 election security report
2016 presidential election, 2018 midterms

Democrats ask Trump administration to publish 2018 election security report

(Wikimedia Commons)government Written by Sean Lyngaas Feb 13, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP Democratic lawmakers are calling on the Trump administration to release a public report on ... Read More

DNC officials say Russians unsuccessfully tried to hack them after 2018 midterms
2018 midterms, APT29

DNC officials say Russians unsuccessfully tried to hack them after 2018 midterms

(Flickr)government Written by Sean Lyngaas Jan 18, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP Hackers linked with the Russian government were likely behind an attempt to breach email accounts of ... Read More