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A 24/7 war room will operate from Election Day until local officials are confident in the results. It shows just how far DHS’s cybersecurity agency has come since 2016.
By Joseph Marks
Oct. 30, 2020 at 6:00 a.m. EDT
The Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity division is mounting the largest operation to secure a U.S. election, aiming to prevent a repeat of Russia’s 2016 interference and to ward off new threats posed by Iran and China . . .
‘Perception hacks,’ minor incursions that could be exaggerated, are the latest cybersecurity target.
By David E. Sanger and Nicole Perlroth
Oct. 29, 2020
Election officials and cybersecurity experts are keeping a close eye on the ways hackers and foreign governments might interfere, and so far they have uncovered some attempts . . .
Americans Are Primed to Accept Their Adversaries’ Narrative of Doubt
By Laura Rosenberger
October 26, 2020
With just days to go before the U.S. presidential election, Americans are once again scrolling through news feeds full of stories about foreign operations that seek to undermine their country’s electoral . . .
Super cool counter-disinformation ads for The New York Times from the days of World War II . . .