Report: U.S. Voting Machines Vulnerable To Hacking

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WASHINGOTN – For the third straight year, elite hackers have released a report detailing vulnerabilities in voting machines used across the country.

The report describes discoveries made at this year’s Def Con Voting Village.

It invites thousands of highly-skilled hackers to see what kind of holes they can find in voting equipment, in order to evaluate their security.

Organizers of this year’s voting village say every single one of over 100 machines examined were vulnerable to some kind of attack.

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden, who is an outspoken advocate of election security, said the report was so important he intended to get a copy to every member of the Senate.

Last week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell backed an amendment giving states an extra 250 million-dollars for election security.


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