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Internet voting hack alters PDF ballots in transmission

2014/11/13

Threatpost - (International) Researchers at Galois published a paper demonstrating how an attacker could conduct an attack against home routers by altering the router firmware that would allow them to intercept a PDF voting ballot and modify it before sending it to the election authority.

Source: http://threatpost.com/internet-voting-hack-alters-pdf-ballots-in-transmission/109333

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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