Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired How to Hack an Election (Without Touching the Machines)

Hexbyte Tech News Wired How to Hack an Election (Without Touching the Machines)

|

Stephen Maturen/Getty ImagesStephen Maturen/Getty ImagesOn Monday morning, just 24 hours before polls opened in the US midterm elections, President Trump sounded an alarm with a Tweet: “Law Enforcement has been strongly notified to watch closely for any ILLEGAL VOTING which may take place in Tuesday’s Election (or Early Voting). Anyone caught will be subject to…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Different US Election Maps Tell ‘Different Versions of the Truth’

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Different US Election Maps Tell ‘Different Versions of the Truth’

|

On May 11, 2017, a reporter named Trey Yingst, who covers the White House for the conservative news network OANN, tweeted a photo of a framed map of the United States being carried into the West Wing. The map depicted the 2016 election results county-by-county, as a blanket of red, marked with flecks of blue…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired A Facebook Bug, Election Meddling, and More Security News This Week

Hexbyte Tech News Wired A Facebook Bug, Election Meddling, and More Security News This Week

|

It was a holiday week for July Fourth, but there was still plenty going on in the security world. WIRED took a deep look at a budding partnership between the Army’s Cyber Command and the Pentagon’s Defense Digital Service group. DDS brings private-sector tech expertise to the government, and this new collaboration adds Army technologists…