Microsoft said Friday it will offer state and local election officials free security support for Windows 7 operating systems used in voting systems through 2020.
Topic: Election Hacking
Microsoft on Wednesday announced that it would give away software designed to improve the security of American voting machines, even as the tech giant said it had tracked 781 cyberattacks by foreign adversaries targeting political organizations so far this election cycle.
Robert Mueller warned that Russian interference is still happening "as we sit here." State election officials are anxious and underfunded, some running systems with outdated software and scrounging for replacement parts off e-Bay. And on Thursday a report from the Senate Intelligence committee concluded all 50 states were targeted in 2016 and ahead of the