Friday, May 12, 2006

evil Diebold?

I have expressed my fear and spite for the Diebold company before, and it just seems to get worse... The latest bit of info regarding how easily the machines can be hacked with just a few minutes of "personal time".
The attacks described in Hursti’s report would allow anyone who had physical access to a voting machine for a few minutes to install malicious software code on that machine, using simple, widely available tools. The malicious code, once installed, would control all of the functions of the voting machine, including the counting of votes.

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When will the people in charge realize that these machines are not safe for democracy!? Is it because they don't care? There must be a reason that these machines are still used today, when the average joe can look at these problems and realize something is not right.

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