Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 2 years ago

Last week, a security hole was discovered with Windows XP voting machines that could give hackers remote access. Will Russia be using this?

It took hackers just two hours to remotely connect a keyboard and mouse to the voting machine over wi-fi, hit control-alt-delete and start playing Minesweeper. However, Russia could use this exploit to do much worse stuff.

https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/hackers-break-int...

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  • 2 years ago
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    Good god they're still using windows XP?

  • Katz22
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    2 years ago

    Perhaps we need to go back to paper and pencil voting.

  • 2 years ago

    Yes the machines could be hacked....if they were connected to the internet.....their not.

  • 2 years ago

    Voting machines aren't supposed to be hooked up to the internet. And WindowsXP is now obsolescent and unsupported by Microsoft. This really shouldn't be any surprise that someone could hack. a computer with XP on it.

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  • 2 years ago

    How prevalent are the machines? I doubt they are at all. Please inform yourself before crying "the sky is falling". LOL

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