Voting machines under hacker threat

Symantec researchers informed that the voting machines used for the US presidential elections have several vulnerabilities. The card which users are given to cast vote can be used multiple times.

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The security researcher schneier has earlier suggested that paper based voting is more secure than internet voting.
The hackers can delete voting records, can have potential access to party’s domains, inject ransomwares etc. The most recent attacks on Voting machines happened recently in Latin america.

 

 

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