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.