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Cyberattack on Florida Election Is First Known Case in U.s., Experts Say

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Rejected absentee ballots

About 2,000 rejected absentee ballots at Miami-Dade Elections Department, mostly for lack of signatures or review of signatures from the last election.

Credit: Tim Chapman/Miami Herald

An attempt to illegally obtain absentee ballots in Florida last year is the first known case in the U.S. of a cyberattack against an online election system, according to computer scientists and lawyers working to safeguard voting security.

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