In the District of Columbia, the Board of Elections and Ethics (DCBOEE) did something noteworthy: they permitted a public test of their experimental Internet voting system which was to be launched for overseas and military voters to use in the Midterm Election, and the results of the test were stunning. Researchers from the University of Michigan led by computer science professor J. Alex Halderman carried out a dramatically effective hack and were able to change voted ballots at will, control the server, and find top secret documents. They were even able to block out ntruders from China and Iran, as they had complete control over the system.Read more at verified voting.
Saturday, October 16, 2010
Americans are too honest to tamper with democracy
...but the Russians and Chinese are really good at hacking.