Jennifer Cohn @jennycohn1 Election security advocate & writer; attorney; Contributor @WhoWhatWhy, @NYRDaily #HandMarkedPaperBallots #ProtectOurVotes 🆘 May. 05, 2019 1 min read

“Ahead of Ukraine’s post-revolution 2014 elections, a pro-­Russian group calling itself CyberBerkut...rigged the website of the country’s Central Election Commission to announce ultra-right presidential candidate Dmytro Yarosh as the winner.” 1/  https://www.wired.com/story/russian-hackers-attack-ukraine/ 

2/ “Administrators detected the tampering less than an hour before the election results were set to be declared.”

3/ “Ahead of Ukraine’s presidential election in 2014, Russia launched a series of coordinated cyber-attacks, including attempting to fake vote totals, according to Ukrainian officials.”  https://www.newsweek.com/russia-election-hacking-france-us-606314 

4/ “The hacked results would have seen ultra-nationalist Dmytro Yarosh, who in reality received less than one percent of the vote, declared the winner.”

5/ “Curiously, Russian Channel One aired a bulletin that evening declaring Mr. Yarosh the victor with 37 percent of the vote over Mr. Poroshenko with 29 percent, Ukraine officials said.”  https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Passcode/2014/0617/Ukraine-election-narrowly-avoided-wanton-destruction-from-hackers 


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