Very disturbing article in recent NewYorkTimes.com by Kim Zetter, who has been covering cybersecurity for more than a decade.
Excerpt: It was just another example of something that Eckhardt and other experts had suspected for many years: that many critical election systems in the United States are poorly secured and protected against malicious attacks.
In the 15 years since electronic voting machines were first adopted by many states, numerous reports by computer scientists have shown nearly every make and model to be vulnerable to hacking. The systems were not initially designed with robust security in mind, and even where security features were included, experts have found them to be poorly implemented with glaring holes.
But for as long as experts have warned about security problems, voting machine makers and election officials have denied that the machines can be remotely hacked.