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Hackers at Convention to Ferret Out Election System Bugs


Voting Machine Hacking Village, DefCon 2017

Hackers try to access and alter data from an electronic poll books in a Voting Machine Hacking Village during the Def Con hacker convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., July 29, 2017.

Credit: Reuters/Steve Marcus/File Photo

Def Con, one of the world's largest hacker conventions, will serve as a laboratory for breaking into voting machines this week, extending its efforts to identify potential security flaws in technology that may be used in the November U.S. elections.

From Reuters
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