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BREAKING: Diebold voting machines can be hacked by remote control - 2012 Elections

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Exclusive: A laboratory shows how an e-voting machine used by a third of all voters can be easily manipulated. It could be one of the most disturbing e-voting machine hacks to date. Voting machines used by as many as a quarter of American voters heading to the polls in 2012 can be hacked with just $10.50 in parts and an 8th grade science education, according to computer science and security experts at the Vulnerability Assessment Team at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois. The experts say the newly developed hack could change voting results while leaving absolutely no trace of the manipulation behind. 'We believe these man-in-the-middle attacks are potentially possible on a wide variety of electronic voting machines,' said Roger Johnston, leader of the assessment team 'We think we can do similar things on pretty much every electronic voting machine.'

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I thought this in the last 3 elections.  Our ... by greenriverkate on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 at 2:46:15 PM
You put your ballot in the mail, and then, you hop... by Mark Adams JD/MBA on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 at 10:28:02 PM
This is really scary. We need to let our elected o... by Amy Fried, Ph.D. on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 at 2:50:15 PM
The ones who are in office legitimately, or the on... by Dawn Owens on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 at 8:39:35 PM
that they already know, but many probably just don... by Roberta Seldon on Thursday, Sep 29, 2011 at 9:28:35 AM
Let's see we have hand picked puppet candidates to... by Steven G. Erickson on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 at 2:53:19 PM
If the government representative doesn't sale its ... by Hubert Steed on Thursday, Sep 29, 2011 at 4:23:29 AM
Mark Crispin Miller has been, for years, outing th... by Jillian Barclay on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 at 3:13:41 PM
I agree, have been a fan of Miller for a long time... by Amy Fried, Ph.D. on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 at 3:20:53 PM
Thank you for making this most important distincti... by Amanda Lang on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 at 3:43:42 PM
Do right-wing Republicans own both Diebold and Seq... by eric stone on Thursday, Sep 29, 2011 at 8:40:51 AM
Way more than you ever wanted to know. Also, ther... by Jill Herendeen on Thursday, Sep 29, 2011 at 9:49:21 AM
Let's hack the hell out of them and vote in whoeve... by Lester Shepherd on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 at 3:56:32 PM
The article suggests new security measures that ca... by Susan Strong on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 at 4:10:48 PM
computers count our votes in secret.  Is anyo... by Mark Adams JD/MBA on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 at 10:38:47 PM
any geek. Furthermore, hacks are generally un-det... by Jill Herendeen on Thursday, Sep 29, 2011 at 10:07:24 AM
Why not use their ATMs instead?  They are muc... by Dave Kisor on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 at 5:19:11 PM
You can check your ATM receipt against your bank s... by Mark Adams JD/MBA on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 at 10:46:58 PM
just one more tidbit!... by Michael Shaw on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 at 5:30:59 PM
of being informed of how easy it is to alter vote ... by larry payne on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 at 6:32:42 PM
politicians unaware. How do you think they get aw... by Jill Herendeen on Thursday, Sep 29, 2011 at 7:17:26 AM
Ask your local elections official what machines th... by Vernon Huffman on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 at 6:42:08 PM
"I consider it completely unimportant who in the p... by Stephen Hansen on Thursday, Sep 29, 2011 at 2:08:27 AM
It may surprise you to know that Russia has a more... by John Smith on Thursday, Sep 29, 2011 at 9:15:45 AM
Direct Popular Election of the President Un... by John Smith on Thursday, Sep 29, 2011 at 9:26:06 AM
MANY studies have been done on hackability over th... by Jill Herendeen on Thursday, Sep 29, 2011 at 10:50:15 AM
I think the article was pointing out how all the a... by Gary Williams on Thursday, Sep 29, 2011 at 4:36:22 PM
Computers can still be hacked undetectably, and th... by Jill Herendeen on Friday, Sep 30, 2011 at 6:34:32 AM
As some have already noted, Jeb Bush was also a me... by Gary Williams on Thursday, Sep 29, 2011 at 2:04:15 PM