Hackers in Def Con’s “voting village” managed to swap out software, wrest control of tabulation and manipulate the behavior of voting machines that will likely be used in midterm elections.

Their efforts put at least one major company on the defensive, reported The Wall Street Journal.

The voting machines were put to the test at the second annual conference in Las Vegas last weekend. The goal: To give tech companies some insight into flaws that should be addressed before voters head to the polls.

via Def Con hackers easily bust into voting machines, but will tech companies listen? – AOL News

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Def Con hackers easily bust into voting machines, but will tech companies listen? – AOL News

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