Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Indian electronic voting machines are vulnerable to fraud

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Broadly speaking, I see three problems.

1) Belief in the magic of security through obscurity.

2) Near-total absence of understanding of electronic technology and it's security related aspects.

3) Confusing the comfort of Powerpoint presentations for a reliable and robust defence against hardcore cracking by motivated and well-resourced individuals.

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