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General News    H4'ed 7/31/17

Watch Demo: Hackers Crack Into Electronic Voting Machines in Minutes

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An example of black box voting machines that were each and every one successfully hacked at the DefCon convention in Las Vegas.
An example of black box voting machines that were each and every one successfully hacked at the DefCon convention in Las Vegas.
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Disturbing footage from the DEF CON 25 hacker convention. Who says America's electronic voting machinery cannot be hacked?One of the world's largest and best-known hacker conventions, DEF CON, debuted an interactive 'Voting Machine Hacker Village' this year at its annual gathering in Las Vegas. In some cases within minutes, and in other cases within a few hours, of the village doors' opening, hackers in attendance said they had successfully breached some systems. The security investigators claimed to have found major vulnerabilities or claimed to have breached every voting machine and system present.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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