Dozens of kids hack election site replicas in just minutes

Experts successfully took over digital voting machines, some of which are still in use, using a variety of vulnerabilities that allowed them to explore files on the machines, hijack them to play music, and in some cases change votes. As hackers at the Defcon security conference this weekend successfully probed voting equipment for security holes at the second annual Defcon Voting Village, officials downplayed the risks to actual elections.Read Full Story

Dozens of kids hack election site replicas in just minutes

The Def Con hacker conference has been demonstrating how vulnerable voting machines are to hacks through its Voting Village, wherein adults are given the chance to compromise various ...

Mon 13 Aug 18 from Engadget

11-year-old hacks replica of Florida state website, changes election results

The boy successfully hacked a replica of Florida's state website and changed its election results during the annual hacking convention DEFCON.        

Mon 13 Aug 18 from USA today

Hacking the websites responsible for election information is so easy an 11 year-old did it

It’s time to talk about election security. Over the weekend at Def Con, the annual hacker convention in Las Vegas to discuss some of the latest and greatest (or scariest) trends in the ...

Sun 12 Aug 18 from TechCrunch

Hackers at convention test voting systems for bugs

Def Con, one of the world's largest security conventions, served as a laboratory for breaking into voting machines on Friday, extending its efforts to identify potential security flaws in technology ...

Fri 10 Aug 18 from Reuters Technology

US officials hope hackers at Defcon find more voting machine problems - CNET

They don't have to look hard.

Fri 10 Aug 18 from CNET

Expert warns satellites could be hacked and used as 'radio frequency weapons'

Thousands of ethical hackers and security researchers have gathered in Las Vegas this week to address some of the biggest potential threats to cybersecurity.

Fri 10 Aug 18 from Daily Mail

Hackers at convention to ferret out election system bugs

Def Con, one of the world's largest hacker conventions, will serve as a laboratory for breaking into voting machines this week, extending its efforts to identify potential security flaws in ...

Fri 10 Aug 18 from Reuters Technology

It took an 11-year-old hacker just 10 minutes to change election results on Florida’s website

Experts successfully took over digital voting machines, some of which are still in use, using a variety of vulnerabilities that allowed them to explore files on the machines, hijack them to ...

Mon 13 Aug 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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