Hacking, Fraud, Confusion Top U.S. Concerns for Election

Oct. 25 — Hacking attacks. Voter intimidation. Foreign interference. No election in modern U.S. history has faced such a convergence of threats, some 21st century and others as old as democracy. It’s testing the federal government’s ability to ensure the process is secure. Even before an Oct. 21 cyber attack hampered access to popular websites,…

U.S. Calls on Automakers to Make Cyber Security a Priority

Automakers should make shielding the electronic and computer systems of vehicles from hackers a priority, developing layers of protection that can secure a vehicle throughout its life, U.S. regulators said on Monday. The cyber security guidelines issued by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are recommendations, not enforceable rules. However, they mark a step…