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TECH 30 Aug 2016 | 3:00 AM

FBI detects breaches against two state voter systems

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has found breaches in Illinois and Arizona's voter registration databases and is urging states to increase computer security ahead of the Nov 8 presidential election.

TECH 20 May 2014 | 5:40 PM

Facebook to roll out 'I'm a voter' feature worldwide

When Americans voted to renew President Barack Obama's lease on the White House in November 2012, more than 9 million citizens took to Facebook to click the "I'm a Voter" button, showing their online friends that they had cast a ballot.

TECH 08 Jun 2016 | 8:47 AM

UK voter registration website crashes before deadline for EU referendum

Senior British politicians have called for voter registration for the June 23 referendum on EU membership to be reopened after a government website crashed shortly before the deadline on the night of June 7, hampering some people's efforts to register.

TECH 25 Apr 2019 | 11:30 PM

Twitter adds way to report voter-tricking tweets

Twitter on April 24 began making it easier to report tweets aimed at interfering with people voting, starting first in Europe and India.

TECH 08 Feb 2017 | 12:57 AM

Leak raises security concerns over Dutch voter help website

A website used by millions of Dutch voters to test their political preferences was quietly keeping a tally of how many were matched with each party, a security researcher who penetrated the site said.

TECH 04 Nov 2016 | 8:03 AM

Twitter starts cracking down on voter suppression memes

Twitter has started to remove fake campaign ads that are meant to discourage supporters of Hillary Clinton from voting by removing individual tweets, and in at least one case banning an entire account.

TECH 13 Mar 2019 | 4:57 AM

Indonesia says election under attack from Chinese, Russian hackers

Chinese and Russian hackers are attacking Indonesia’s voter data base in a bid to disrupt the country’s upcoming presidential election, according to a senior election commission official.

TECH 14 Jun 2017 | 8:25 AM

Russian hacks on US voting system wider than previously known

Russia’s cyberattack on the US electoral system before Donald Trump’s election was far more widespread than has been publicly revealed, including incursions into voter databases and software systems in almost twice as many states as previously reported.