Any Politician Who Says Our Voting Machines Are Secure Is Lying

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Joe Uchill at the Hill: Hackers Breach Dozens of Voting Machines Brought to Conference.
One of the nation's largest cybersecurity conferences is inviting attendees to get hands-on experience hacking a slew of voting machines, demonstrating to researchers how easy the process can be.

"It took me only a few minutes to see how to hack it," said security consultant Thomas Richards, glancing at a Premier Election Solutions machine currently in use in Georgia.

The DEF CON cybersecurity conference is held annually in Las Vegas. This year, for the first time, the conference is hosting a "Voting Machine Village" where attendees can try to hack a number of systems and help catch vulnerabilities.

The conference acquired 30 machines for hackers to toy with. Every voting machine in the village was hacked.
Well, that is terrifying.

At Alternet, Lulu Friesdat has video from the conference, in which hackers demonstrate how easily voting machines are hacked.

"It is very, very accessible," one man says about a machine he hacked. "You get can get right in. ...If you can get access to that card, you can make it say whatever you want."


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