Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Voting Machines Are Still Absurdly At Risk

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Voting Machines Are Still Absurdly At Risk

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While Russian interference operations in the 2016 US presidential elections focused on misinformation and targeted hacking, officials have scrambled ever since to shore up the nation’s vulnerable election infrastructure. New research, though, shows they haven’t done nearly enough, particularly when it comes to voting machines.The report details vulnerabilities in seven models of voting machines and…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Voting Machine Used in Half of U.S. Is Vulnerable to Attack, Report Finds

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Voting Machine Used in Half of U.S. Is Vulnerable to Attack, Report Finds

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Election machines used in more than half of U.S. states carry a flaw disclosed more than a decade ago that makes them vulnerable to a cyberattack, according to a report to be delivered Thursday on Capitol Hill. The issue was found in the widely used Model 650 high-speed ballot-counting machine made by Election Systems &…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Smartphone Voting Is Happening, But No One Knows If It’s Safe

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Smartphone Voting Is Happening, But No One Knows If It’s Safe

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Some West Virginia military members will be able to vote via app in this November’s elections.Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty ImagesSome West Virginia military members will be able to vote via app in this November’s elections.Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty ImagesWhen news hit this week that West Virginian military members serving abroad will become the first people to vote…