Reporter covering cybersecurity/privacy. Author of COUNTDOWN TO ZERO DAY: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon. Signal user.
is based on margin of victory in race. The smaller the margin, the more ballots you audit. Because margin in presidential race in Georgia is so narrow, state would have to randomly select more than a million ballots to audit. It’s cheaper/more efficient to just audit all of them.
Ah. The story has already been updated, per @Bing_Chris . Krebs has been asked to resign.
Trump just fired @nppd_krebs via tweet. Krebs was director of DHS's CISA, which helpe states secure infrastructure for election. But Krebs has also been publicly countering Trump's statements about election fraud. Reuters reported last wk that Krebs expected to be fired.
If you're wondering why DEA and US Marshal's Service have been given authority to conduct covert surveillance of protestors, it's likely because they have planes outfitted with Dirtboxes - powerful stingray devices that collect data on phones from the air
Every night, several times a night, Uber and Lyft drivers at Reagan National Airport simultaneously turn off their ride share apps for a minute or two to trick the app into thinking there are no drivers available---creating a price surge.
WhatsApp discovered in early May that attackers were using zero day exploit developed by NSO Group that installed malware on a user's iPhone or Android phone simply by calling them. Target did not have to answer phone to be infected, and calls often disappeared from call logs
For months, ES&S refused to tell me or how many of its customers had remote-access software pcAnywhere installed on their election-management systems. ES&S would only say "a small number” Today, NPR reports ES&S has finally revealed 300 jurisdictions had it installed.