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Super Tuesday voting so far free of cyber meddling, U.S. officials say – Source Reuters Tech News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Super Tuesday primary elections were so far free of any signs of interference, said national security professionals who gathered in Northern Virginia in an unprecedented monitoring effort to counter cyberattacks and foreign disinformation.

A man inserts his voter card into a touchscreen voting machine at a voting center at Oak Park Community Center for the presidential primaries on Super Tuesday in Sacramento, California, U.S., March 3, 2020. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar

“On the specifics of today, we have not seen any acute increase in any misinformation,” said Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency of the Department of Homeland Security.

Fourteen states are holding presidential nominating elections on Tuesday, with a total of one-third of the delegates for the Democratic nomination at stake.

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