Saturday, August 15, 2009

eVoting - Not ready for prime time

I find the idea of eVoting kind of appealing but on the other hand scary. With so many security problems that we have with our regular IT systems, I am not sure how secure eVoting can be made. I monitored for a while the email threads on the various security blogs and it seems that some security researcher had quite some fun with eVoting systems.

Here are some interesting articles:
- Voting machine hack costs less than $100K
- Sequoia e-voting machine commandeered by clever attack
- Can DREs provide long lasting security?

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