Read more on what protection .gov and https provide websites and the voters who visit them, as well as a description of how a digital disinformation campaign could influence the 2020 U.S. elections.
McAfee recently conducted a September 2020 survey of county and county election administration websites in the 50 U.S. states in the weeks prior to the 2020 U.S. presidential elections. Read the press announcement to learn the survey findings and understand their potential implications.
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Analysis of 1,000+ election websites reveals many lack basic security measures
Learn the scope of the problem, specific fixes, and see the on-camera reactions of top election officials in more than 18 states when informed of the findings.Watch Video
McAfee CTO demonstrates how to clone an elections website and mislead voters
McAfee CTO Steve Grobman provides a demonstration of how easy it is to create a fake election website based on a legitimate website, and then change critical county election instructions to interfere with and disrupt voter behavior. The demonstration reinforces Steve’s argument that any websites related to elections should be validated by a .GOV domain and protected by HTTPS encryption.Watch Demo