E-Voting Machine Hack Steals Votes
Written by Daniel   
Thursday, 13 August 2009 11:42
  University researchers fool an e-voting machine into swapping votes from one candidate to another

Aug 12, 2009 | 04:27 PM
By Kelly Jackson Higgins

Electronic voting machine security suffered another blow as researchers this week showed how they were able to hack a machine and steal votes.

A team of computer scientists from University of California-San Diego, the University of Michigan, and Princeton University used an attack based on "return-oriented programming" to turn a Sequoia AVC Advantage e-voting machine against itself and shift votes from one candidate to another.

Hardware | Windows | Linux | Security | Mobile Devices | Gaming
Tech Business | Editorial | General News | folding@home

Forum | Download Files

Copyright ©2001 - 2012, AOA Forums.  All rights reserved.

Alliance of Overclocking Arts

Links monetized by VigLink

Don't Click Here Don't Click Here Either