Cybersecurity and Information Warfare Attacks Target US Midterm Election Candidates and Voters

Cybercriminals and state sponsored bad actors are trying to influence the outcome of American politics by spreading misinformation, taking down critical infrastructure, directly targeting candidates or even tampering with voting systems.

In response, Bitdefender Labs has launched, Election Security Central, the industry’s first public website for sharing real-time threat and information warfare intelligence.

Recent election security incidents exposed by Bitdefender Labs include:

Cybersecurity and information warfare experts, Caitlin Cosoi and Liviu Arsene, explain how these attacks may impact voters and US Midterm elections in this video


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