Sen. Ron Wyden says foreign hackers are targeting the personal accounts of senators and is introducing legislation to help protect those accounts.
The United States Department of Justice has charged a North Korean programmer for taking part in the attacks as part of its strategy to call out nation-state attackers. While there is no chance of US law enforcement ever making the arrest, the complaint is a way for the government to respond to damaging nation-state sponsored attacks.
The United States Department of Justice painstakingly laid out the investigative breadcrumbs that identified the tools and techniques used by North Korea in offensive campaigns conducted over a four-year span, which includes the attack against Sony Pictures in 2014, the theft from Bangladesh Bank in 2016, and the devastating WannaCry ransomware outbreak in 2017.
The Internet relies on BGP, but the protocol doesn't have any security protections to prevent route hijacking. NIST's draft paper outlines techniques for securing BGP for a safer Internet.
Two separate election security bills, with different concepts of how to fix the problem, are both mired in committee in the Senate.