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Voting machine manual instructed election officials to use weak passwords.
A vendor manual for voting machines used in about ten states shows the vendor instructed customers to use trivial, easy to crack passwords and to re-use the passwords when changing log-in credentials.
governmentIncompetence  informationSecurity  digitalDemocracy 
5 weeks ago by joeybaker
Black Voters in Georgia Say Something Funny Is Going on With Their Voting Machines
After voters alerted the NAACP of irregularities with voting machines across Georgia, including vote-switching and touch screen malfunctions, the organization has filed complaints with the State Board of Elections for possible voter suppression tactics.
governmentIncompetence  digitalDemocracy  casteingTheLowerClass  voterSuppression 
7 weeks ago by joeybaker
Researchers: 11-year-old flaw in vote scanner still unfixed. The vote-counting machine is used in 23 U.S states
An uncorrected security flaw in a vote-counting machine used in 23 U.S states leaves it vulnerable to hacking 11 years after the manufacturer was alerted to it, security researchers say. The M650 high-speed ballot scanner is made by Election Systems...
digitalDemocracy  informationSecurity  securityNegligence  governmentIncompetence 
11 weeks ago by joeybaker

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