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Wed Jun 12, 2019, 01:40 PM

Senators question FBI on Russian hack of voting firm

Source: Associated Press

by TAMI ABDOLLAH 7 minutes ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. senators asked the FBI on Wednesday to explain what it has done to investigate the suspected hack by Russian intelligence of a Florida-based voting software company before the 2016 election.

In a letter sent to FBI Director Christopher Wray, Democratic Sens. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, who is the ranking member of the committee with jurisdiction over federal elections, asked for answers by July 12 regarding steps the agency has taken in response to the breach of VR Systems’ computer servers.

Robert Mueller’s report on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election describes how Kremlin-backed spies installed malware on the network of an unnamed company that “developed software used by numerous U.S. counties to manage voter rolls.”

VR Systems has said it believes it is the company referred to in the report. The Tallahassee, Florida-based company has maintained, however, that its system was never penetrated. It told Wyden in a letter last month that the cybersecurity firm Fire Eye conducted a security audit and found no evidence of a breach. The audit was conducted more than seven months after the election.

Read more: https://apnews.com/c5af3e278da6436ab7bd154d968ab2ed



Paper Ballots and hand count the results........................and remove these third party bullshit companies, who own the software technology, paper ballot and pen with big old boxes to put the x in and who the person is voting for......................simple ..................

this idea that media has drive for results in there fixation to call a race during the night is just unbelievable..................................................so that they can have ads to generate income in the process...................

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Wed Jun 12, 2019, 08:19 PM

1. K&R

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Thu Jun 13, 2019, 05:13 AM

2. In Virginia, there is paper backup

The optical scanner reads the ballot, but the ballots go into a closed receptacle. At the end of the day, it is unlocked and the ballots go into a box which is sealed and taken to the local government office to be available to corroborate electronic results.

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