Virginia Voting Machines Easily Hacked

Virginia’s State Board of Elections recently decertified the AVS WINVote voting system, which had been in use in more than 560 precincts statewide.

Kaspersky Lab reports that the machines have been in use since 2002.

According to a report by the Virginia Information Technologies Agency, one precinct in Virginia reported “unusual activity with some of the devices used to capture votes” during a recent election.

In response, the Department of Elections asked VITA to perform a security analysis….

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