Hacking the election: security flaws need fixing, researchers say

Voting machines can be easily hacked, confirmed hackers who tested the security of many of the devices at this summer’s Defcon security conference, a panel of experts said in a Tuesday report. “The results were sobering,” they wrote, in a report presented to the Atlantic Council, an international affairs think tank. “By the end of … Continue reading “Voting machine security test results are “sobering,” warns panel” Voting machines can be easily hacked, confirmed hackers who tested the security of many of the devices at this summer’s Defcon security conference, a panel of experts said in a Tuesday report.Read Full Story

Hacking the election: security flaws need fixing, researchers say

Hackers could have easily infiltrated US voting machines in 2016 and are likely to try again in light of vulnerabilities in electronic polling systems, a group of researchers said Tuesday.

Tue 10 Oct 17 from Phys.org

DefCon event shows how easy it is to hack voting systems

It's no secret that it's possible to hack voting systems. But how easy is it, really? Entirely too easy, if you ask researchers at this year's DefCon. They've posted ...

Tue 10 Oct 17 from Engadget

After Russian election hack, U.S. security advisers form group to make 2020 race unhackable

With Russia actively seeking to influence U.S. election systems, an unprecedented, non-partisan group announced Tuesday work to stop election hacking.        

Tue 10 Oct 17 from USA today

U.S. governors, hackers, academics team up to secure elections

(Reuters) - Ethical hackers will team up with U.S. governors, academics and others to help prevent election results from being hacked, according to a person familiar with the plan.

Mon 9 Oct 17 from Reuters Technology

Voting machine security test results are “sobering,” warns panel

Voting machines can be easily hacked, confirmed hackers who tested the security of many of the devices at this summer’s Defcon security conference, a panel of experts said in a Tuesday ...

Tue 10 Oct 17 from Fastcompany Tech

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