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E-Voting Machine Hack Steals Votes
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Written by Daniel   
Thursday, 13 August 2009 11:42
  University researchers fool an e-voting machine into swapping votes from one candidate to another

Aug 12, 2009 | 04:27 PM
By Kelly Jackson Higgins
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Electronic voting machine security suffered another blow as researchers this week showed how they were able to hack a machine and steal votes.

A team of computer scientists from University of California-San Diego, the University of Michigan, and Princeton University used an attack based on "return-oriented programming" to turn a Sequoia AVC Advantage e-voting machine against itself and shift votes from one candidate to another.
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