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TECH 11 Jul 2018 | 8:21 AM

Chinese cyberspy hackers target Cambodia as elections loom

Chinese cyber spies have targeted Cambodian government institutions, opposition party members, diplomats and media, possibly to gather information ahead of elections later this month, according to cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc.

TECH 29 Jun 2018 | 9:18 AM

Facebook boosts ad transparency as it braces for elections

Facebook announced new steps June 28 to let people see who is behind ads and other content on the leading social network as it braced for elections in the US and Brazil.

TECH 04 Aug 2017 | 2:30 AM

US elections are an easier target for Russian hackers than once thought

When Chris Grayson pointed his Web browser in the direction of Georgia's elections system earlier this year, what he found there shocked him.

TECH 07 May 2019 | 9:55 AM

Microsoft offers software tools to secure elections

Microsoft announces ambitious effort to make voting secure, verifiable and reliably auditable with a software toolkit that top US elections vendors say they will explore incorporating into new and existing voting equipment.

TECH 07 May 2019 | 1:00 AM

World’s top Internet user taps fake news busters for elections

In the Philippines – where 76 million Internet users stay online the longest in the world – just a handful of people spend a few hours each day to fight fake news about the upcoming midterm elections.

TECH 17 May 2019 | 7:30 AM

Facebook busts Israel-based campaign to disrupt elections

Facebook says it has banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts engaged in spreading disinformation.

TECH 03 Apr 2019 | 5:00 AM

Facebook cannot guarantee interference-free EU elections: Zuckerberg

Facebook Inc is much better than it was in 2016 at tackling election interference but cannot guarantee the site will not be used to undermine European Parliament elections in May, chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg said on April 2.

TECH 31 Mar 2019 | 11:30 PM

Facebook to deploy new transparency tools ahead of European elections

Facebook announced changes to the way political advertisements are handled on the social media site ahead of the upcoming European Parliament elections.

TECH 30 Apr 2019 | 9:00 AM

Facebook joins research on social media impact on elections

Facebook announced it would make its data available to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipulation of social platforms.

TECH 10 Apr 2019 | 5:45 AM

Before India’s elections, voters feed on false information

False news and hateful propaganda on digital platforms are at peak levels before India’s elections begin, and that’s posing a problem for officials trying to combat it.