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Russia behind compromise of seven US states' voter registration systems

During the waning days of his administration after he'd ordered a probe into election interference, the US intelligence community reportedly told former US President Obama that Russian hackers compromised voter registration systems.

Ransomware attack on US newspaper database exposes 19.5M voter records

The Sacramento Bee newspaper in the US deleted two databases hosted by a third party after a ransomware attack exposed the voter records of 19.5 million voters and 53,000 current and former subscribers to the newspaper.

DHS Manfra: Russians successfully penetrate some US state election systems

Russian hackers successfully penetrated voter registration rolls in a number of US states, US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) cyber-security chief Jeanette Manfra said Wednesday.

Filipino authorities arrest second man in hack that revealed data on 55M voters

The 23-year-old mastermind behind the hack of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) website, which led to the exposure of 55 million voter records, was arrested by the Cyber-crime Division of the National Bureau of Investigation in the Philippines Friday.