US mid-terms latest: Cybersecurity fears ahead of crucial vote

6 days

The US mid-term elections in six days’ time will help define the rest of Donald Trump’s presidency.

Americans will vote for members of both chambers of Congress, as well as for governors in 36 out of 50 states.

Between now and then, we’ll bring you updates and all the best analysis every weekday in this round-up.

Today’s edition includes fears over vote hacking and a last-minute lawsuit.

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Election experts remain concerned about the risk of foreign interference and vote hacking in the mid-terms.

Last month, hackers warned that voting machines posed a “serious risk” to US security.

They claimed that one ballot machine, which

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