How Brian Kemp hacked Georgia’s election

Just a few days before the midterm elections, Georgia’s Republican gubernatorial candidate and secretary of state, Brian Kemp, accused Georgia’s Democratic Party of hacking into the state’s voter registration base. It was a controversial move that is already generating concerns regarding conflicts of interest. Kemp’s office has yet to provide any evidence in support of these claims, and with mere hours left before the final votes are cast, it’s unclear what his motives are in announcing the investigation. It now seems like Kemp’s accusation may have referred to a legitimate cybersecurity investigation by Georgia Democrats, which uncovered real and significant flaws in the state’s voter registration system. If that research was the source... Continue reading…

How Brian Kemp hacked Georgia’s election

"[Brian] Kemp on Thursday said he had resigned as Georgia's secretary of state," reported Reuters yesterday. No one watching Kemp's malfeasant, multi-year election ...

Fri 9 Nov 18 from Engadget

With no evidence, Georgia’s top voting official accuses Dems of “cyberattack”

Vulnerability would have reportedly allowed someone to grab all Georgia voters' PII.

Mon 5 Nov 18 from Arstechnica

Georgia gubernatorial candidate accuses rivals of hack attempt - CNET

Brian Kemp, who is the state's secretary of state, probes "failed attempt" to hack voter registration system.

Sun 4 Nov 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

15 midterm election races that are still too close to call

From Florida to California, these races are TBD. While the news cycle makes it feel like it was 12 lifetimes ago, the polls closed on the midterm elections just three days ago. The elections ...

Fri 9 Nov 18 from Fastcompany Tech

Expect more long lines to vote until aging machines are replaced, say experts

Traditionally, election systems were a local responsibility, but high price tags and growing cyber threats have made it hard for authorities to keep up. While the midterm elections appear to ...

Fri 9 Nov 18 from Fastcompany Tech

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Accuses Georgia Democrats of Hacking

Georgia's secretary of state is also its GOP gubernatorial candidate. And he just claimed that Democrats committed "cyber crimes."

Sun 4 Nov 18 from Wired Security

Drugmakers Switch Gears This Year With Big Bankroll For Democrats

Pharmaceutical company have contributed heavily to candidates, with 63 percent of their donations going to Democrats, Stat reports. And in other election-related news, KHN explains the "Medicare-for-all" ...

Tue 6 Nov 18 from Kaiser Health News

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