German voting systems turn out to be insecure

The IT systems used to collect and report votes in German elections are reportedly full of security holes.

The Chaos Computer Club is publishing an analysis of software used for tabulating the German parliamentary elections (Bundestagswahl). The analysis shows a host of problems and security holes, to an extent where public trust in the correct tabulation of votes is at stake. Proof-of-concept attack tools against this software are published with source code. To find out more click here.

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