Can Elections Really Be Hacked? Here’s What You Need to Know

“When people hear how the Russians have infiltrated political parties or state election sites, they immediately jump to, ‘Oh, they can flip votes and change the result of an election,’ ” said Lawrence Norden, deputy director of the Democracy Program at New York University’s Brennan Center for Justice.

There are two sets of concerns – one pertaining to online voter registration systems and the other to the equipment that voters will use to cast their ballots in November.

 

Continue reading:  http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Passcode/2016/0914/Can-the-vote-really-be-hacked-Here-s-what-you-need-to-know


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Samuel Culper is a former military intelligence NCO and contract Intelligence analyst. He spent three years in Iraq and Afghanistan and is now the intelligence and warfare researcher at Forward Observer.

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