Category: Hacking News

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Hackers Crack Several US Voting Machines, Gain Full Remote Access in About 90 Minutes

This past weekend, 5 different voting machines used in the 2016 election were brought to the the DEFCON computer conference in Las Vegas in order to see what type of damage hackers could do to these systems. According to reports, 4 of the 5 voting machine types were fully corrupted within just 3 and a half hours of the start of the event, some were hacked in as little as an hour and a half.

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Inside President Obama’s Retaliatory Plan To Hack The Russian Government

Earlier today the Washington Post released an “exclusive report” outlining how President Obama and the US Government developed a secret plan to hack the Government of Russia, in retaliation for Russia’s interference in the US election earlier that year. However, while the Post’s article confirms that this operation was indeed real, it does not break down how the operation was logistically pulled off. Inside my report, I will explain how the Post’s article is far from an exclusive, but rather just one piece of a much larger puzzle.

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Investigative Report: DHS Reveals Russian Actors Compromised Voter Registration Databases In 21 States Before 2016 Election

At yesterdays Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, “classified” information regarding the size and scope of Russia’s hacking into the US election system was released to the Senate and members of the press “for the first time.” However, as I will demonstrate, for those of us who have been reading and reporting on international hacking news for the last several years, while members of the US Senate may have just learned all of this information for the first time, international reporters have already exposed this information dating as far back as December 2015.