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Hackers Take Over US Voting Machines In Just 90 Minutes

July 31st, 2017

Image Credit: @tjhorner

Today, election hacking is not just about hacking voting machines, rather it now also includes hacking and leaking dirty secrets of the targeted political parties—and there won’t be a perfect example than the last year’s US presidential election.

But, in countries like America, even hacking electronic voting machines is possible—that too, in a matter of minutes.

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DARPA Challenges Hackers to Create Automated Hacking System — WIN $2 Million

July 14th, 2016

Why we can’t detect all security loopholes and patch them before hackers exploit them?

Because… we know that humans are too slow at finding and fixing security bugs, which is why vulnerabilities like Heartbleed, POODLE and GHOST remained undetected for decades and rendered almost half of the Internet vulnerable to theft by the time patches were rolled out.

Now to solve this hurdle, DARPA

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