Election monitoring officials told BuzzFeed News that it will be weeks until the final official results are tallied and published, but so far there have been no reports of voting irregularities or tampering with results.
“We have no reason to believe that Trump is not going to do what he said he was going to do. It’s no longer, a distant dystopian future."
"What the fuck can I say?" one diplomat based in the Middle East said.
Election officials across the US told BuzzFeed News there have been isolated reports of broken machines and systems going down but that, by and large, the vote this year has gone smoothly so far.
Election-monitoring officials said machines break at some point, and that people should report the problem and not panic.
The group's leaders have, in the past, "endorsed" Democrats.
The independent Russian news site Meduza details how Russia turned to offensive cyberoperations and how it found recruits.
Fake news stories, rumors on social media sites, and tampering with unofficial election results, are the real cause for concern when the US goes to the polls next week, officials say.
In a series of tweets Friday morning, the Guccifer2.0 Twitter account claimed that Democrats would try to rig the elections, and invited hackers to help monitor the vote on November 8.
“At the end of the day, we don’t know what happened."
Multiple attacks on a hosting service that routes internet users to their websites of choice caused widespread service outages for much of Friday.
Rejecting the "racist underbelly."
Accusations that voting machines made by a Soros-controlled company were going to be used to rig the upcoming elections are "BS."
During the final debate Wednesday night, Trump said he might not accept the final results of the elections, but election officials told BuzzFeed News talk of the upcoming US election being hacked or rigged is “hyperbolic.”
A new report reveals the method used by Fancy Bear, a Russian government hacking group, to get inside the systems of the DNC and senior Clinton staff.
For the first time in history, Washington has accused a foreign government of trying to interfere with the US election. Sheera Frenkel investigates the Russian hacking group at the forefront of that claim — and finds they’ve been practicing for this moment for a long time.
Donald Trump raised the threat of arrest during the second presidential debate with Hillary Clinton on Sunday night.
“This isn’t espionage anymore,” said one former official. “They are now actively trying to disrupt the elections.”
Who was Hal Martin? “You could say he liked to show off what he knew.”
Harold T. Martin III, 51, of Maryland worked for the same private firm as NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.