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:
- Hackers Targeting High-Profile US Election Candidates Like Cruz and O’Rourke Using Fake Domains and Scandals
- Major Fake News Website Farm Ramping up Social Traffic
- Attempt to Spam-Trick Political Figures in Sextortion Scam
Cybersecurity and information warfare experts, Caitlin Cosoi and Liviu Arsene, explain how these attacks may impact voters and US Midterm elections in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4svcaYTS-U.
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