At this year’s DEFCON, organizers set up Voting Village where they put up decommissioned election equipment and watch hackers find creative and alarming ways to break in.

An 11-year-old girl hacked a replica of the Florida secretary of state’s website within 10 minutes — and changed the results.

..the kids were instructed to use a simple database hacking tactic called SQL injection, the same tool the US has said Russian hackers used when targeting state voter registration databases in the summer of 2016. [via]

Though the organizers have now downplayed the hacking, the truth is that voting machines can be hacked and given that India will witness the 2019 elections, the election body should take a note of this?

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