Hackers examined and attempted to hack some 30 pieces of election equipment, much of it purchased over eBay, including some voting machines and digital voter registries currently in use. [Reuters]
Cybersecurity researcher effortlessly downloaded the confidential voter file of every registered Georgian. [LA Times]
Excellent concise election integrity overview. “The attacks on our election infrastructure are high tech, but much of the defense is low tech.” [Just Security Forum]
Prove that no votes could have been tampered with, say DefCon organizers. “Start hacking on (the machines) to raise awareness and find out for ourselves what the deal is.” [USA Today]
Ernest A. Canning reports on BradBlog that in the recent runoff election, most “electors were forced to cast their votes into electronic black holes.”
Georgia’s top elections official refused Department of Homeland Security help in 2016 but soon will take the reins for future elections after security mistakes.
Georgia Secretary of State’s Office will move all elections work in-house after a series of security lapses forced an end to control by the beleaguered Center for Election Systems at Kennesaw State University.
Like Larry Vaughn–the fictional mayor of Amity, New York, in “Jaws”–Georgia’s elected leaders are trying to convince you that everything is OK. It is not.
Breitbart Article by Ben Kew, July 5, 2017: “Colorado non-profit files lawsuit seeking to void Georgia special election result.”
Look in the left column of our Facebook page for “Videos” — when you see the video in your main feed, click on the video to hear the sound. Come back to this page of the Coalition for Good Governance website for the Handouts for Press Conference on July 6, 2017.