Voting Machines Susceptible to Hacking?

DEF CON Hackers Prove Ease in Hacking Voter Machines and Government Sites

DEF CON held earlier this month in Las Vegas draws one of the largest crowds of hackers and cyber security interested parties. It is a hacker convention providing the most recent information and developments in hacking, while also allowing DEF CON hackers to show their skills in varied contests and games.

DEF CON Hackers Get Access to Voting Machine and SOS Website Replicas

This year, voter machines and government website replicas were a top interest to election officials concerned with election integrity.  With the upcoming November midterm elections, such apprehension is in the air.  The reliability of data and tampering of votes seems to always creep up as a topic of contention during elections.  However, seeing hackers easily access and manipulate data at DEF CON adds merit to the concerns.

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Darin M. Klemchuk is founder of Klemchuk LLP, a litigation, intellectual property, and transactional law firm located in Dallas, Texas. He also co-founded Project K, a charitable movement devoted to changing the world one random act of kindness at a time, and publishes Thriving Attorney, a blog dedicated to exploring the business of the practice of law, productivity and performance for attorneys, and other topics such as law firm leadership and management, law firm culture, and business development for attorneys.

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