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2008 Elections Can Be Hacked

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posted on Apr, 11 2008 @ 06:38 PM
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2008 Elections Can Be Hacked


www.pcworld.com

As the November election approaches, the question before officials is not how to fix known bugs in their e-voting systems, but rather, how best to check them for fraud, said David Wagner, an associate professor with the University of California, Berkeley's computer science department.



Voting system vendors are in much the same position as Microsoft was around 1998 -- on the defensive and closed to most security researchers, Wagner said.
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posted on Apr, 11 2008 @ 06:38 PM
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The significance is that the RSA Conference said that there is not the "Billions" of dollars to fix the known bugs and check for fraud.

Apparently, the voting machines are too complicated for them and the amount of bugs is overwhelming,

So... Any ideas on which party has the best hacker?

www.pcworld.com
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posted on Apr, 12 2008 @ 03:00 PM
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What's the solution? Paper ballots can be tampered with easily. Maybe we should go back to the old machines which weren't so complicated. Now if McCain wins I'll always have my doubts.



 
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