DARPA Is Building a $10 Million, Open Source, Secure Voting System
The system will be fully open source and designed with newly developed secure hardware to make the system not only impervious to certain kinds of hacking, but also allow voters to verify that their votes were recorded accurately.
Experts Find Serious Problems With Switzerland's Online Voting System Before Public Penetration Test Even Begins
The public penetration test doesn’t begin until next week, but experts who examined leaked code for the Swiss internet voting system say it’s poorly designed and makes it difficult to audit the code for security and configure it to operate securely.
The Most Damaging Election Disinformation Campaign Came From Donald Trump, Not Russia
The Kremlin has been focused on undermining trust in American democracy and elections, but Donald Trump and the Republicans have done it better than Russia ever could.
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.
Security Seals Used to Protect Voting Machines Can Be Easily Opened With Shim Crafted from a Soda Can
Election officials say security ties and seals prevent anyone with physical access to voting machines from manipulating them. But a researcher has shown how he can easily defeat them with a soda can.
Election Officials Still Haven’t Got Clearance to View Russian Hacking Info
It’s August, 2017, and chief election officers across the US still haven’t obtained security clearances.