Outdated Technology Is A Greater Threat Than Hackers To Us Elections

Antonio Mugica: The recent DefCon hacking conference demonstrated why America needs to modernize its voting systems with more technology, not less.

Participants exposed vulnerabilities in various pieces of election technology at DefCon’s Voting Machine Hacking Village and, predictably, had no difficulty infiltrating many of the systems.

The twist?

They were hacking into technology that hadn’t been updated since the early 2000s.

Interestingly, the key takeaways from this hack-a-thon closely mirror the recommendations recently put forth to Congress by…

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