Millions of Android users are running out-of-date software that leaves them vulnerable to a whole host of publicized security flaws.
Alex Halderman, a leading expert on election hacking, reportedly has urged Hillary Clinton’s campaign to demand recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania because of irregularities.
Despite years of urgent warnings from computer scientists and condemnation from the federal government, more than 30 states will allow some form of internet voting. Thousands of votes will stream in through insecure portals.
The recent Democratic National Committee email hack didn’t just create chaos for both parties. It also shows what another country can do if it wants to mess with our elections.
It’s been a breakout year for the so-called “Internet of Things,” in which everyday consumer products can now be connected to the Web, from doorbells and refrigerators to air conditioners and cars – making every aspect of our lives increasingly vulnerable to hackers. Perhaps the most frightening vulnerability to emerge is the cyber threat posed to life-saving medical devices.