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US Lab Says Electronic Voting Machines Easy to Hack
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October 17, 2011

US Lab Says Electronic Voting Machines Easy to Hack

Kane Farabaugh | Chicago

As the primary election season gains momentum in the United States in early 2012, voters will head to the polls to cast votes for their preferred candidates. About 30 percent of Americans will use electronic voting machines, all the way through the general election next November. A group of researchers at Argonne National Laboratory outside of Chicago, Illinois have determined that those electronic voting machines can be easily manipulated, casting doubt on their security and effectiveness.

Jon Warners full time job at Argonne National Laboratory is testing the security strength of the worlds most sensitive areas.

"We do international nuclear safeguards," said Warner. "We break into real security systems."



"We believe that a very resourceful 12 to 13-year-old would be able to essentially produce these alien electronics that can hijack the machine," said Roger Johnston.

(Video at the link.)
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