It was all doom and gloom New York Times Magazine report this week as a host of computer security experts argued that voting machine hacking is a disaster in waiting.
The report cited over-confidence of manufacturers and voting authorities, which they said, masks deep vulnerabilities — a combination of user error, poorly designed systems and the fact that no system, however, vetted, is necessarily safe from competent intruders.
Recently. the Associated Press reported that hackers, possibly Russia, unsuccessfully attempted to access the election-related computer systems of 21 states before the 2016 election.
Most election systems are supposed to be air-gapped or disconnected entirely from the internet but experts who spoke to the Times said it offers a false sense of security.
Malware could be installed in various ways.
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