election interference

Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on May 2, 2024 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Lawmakers fret over who will report foreign election interference 

When the U.S. government has credible evidence of a foreign nation interfering in an American election, who is responsible for sounding the alarm and what processes are…
The street artist Andrea Villa installs an anti-war poster depicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden on April 16, 2024 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Stefano Guidi/Getty Images)

After a sleepy primary season, Russia enters 2024 U.S. election fray

Russian influence operations have picked up steam in the past two months, according to a Microsoft report.
Confetti flies over the stage and crowd as Taiwan’s president-elect from the Democratic Progressive Party, Lai Ching-te, speaks to supporters at a rally at the party’s headquarters on January 13, 2024 in Taipei, Taiwan. Lai was among the politicians targeted by AI-generated propaganda. (Photo by Annice Lyn/Getty Images)

Chinese hackers turn to AI to meddle in elections

Beijing’s influence operations are experimenting with synthetically generated content to carry out influence operations, per Microsoft report.
Local resident Cierra Johnson (L) and her daughter Reniya Weekes (2nd L) hold signs to encourage people to vote early outside a polling station on November 29, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. A nonprofit suing the Coffee County Board of Elections claim the board withheld emails and security camera footage relevant to a 2021 breach of voting machine software and other election systems. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Georgia election officials withheld evidence in voting machine breach, group alleges

A filing accuses county election officials of withholding records related to unauthorized copying of voting software by Trump allies in 2021.
US Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas at a joint news conference with Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard and Mexican Security Secretary Rosa Icela Rodriguez at the State Department in Washington on October 13. Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)

DHS warns of malicious AI use against critical infrastructure

The DHS report warns of state-backed hackers using AI for both malware development and election interference.