Major security holes found in…

Major security holes found in voting machines

From the story directly below. Some investigative reporters say they’ve uncovered major security holes in Diebold voting systems.

Among their findings:

1) They could open the password file, copy an encrypted password elsewhere, then use that password to access data.

2) The machines keep three sets of books. Set 2 can be changed by anyone who knows how to use Microsoft Access. This will effect the vote totals.

As a programmer, I find it appalling that voting data is kept in Access, is not encrypted, and the system is so badly designed that data can easily be changed.

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