The CEC estimated the chances of the hackers to influence the elections in Russia



The Chairman of the Central election Commission Ella Pamfilova said that in Russia the interference of hackers in the course of regional and Federal elections impossible. She told about it in interview to TV channel “Russia-24”.

According to her, the system gas-elections is not connected to the Internet, so the hacker attacks to the CEC no fear. In addition, Pamfilova noted that the CEC gently introduce innovations in the system of voting in Russia.

Now we can, and would simplify the voting system to a greater extent, but we don’t want to risk considering what is happening in the world. We see how some countries, fearing hacking or even abandoned electronic voting and switched on the antiquated method from the paper

— Ella Pamfilova.

Now, according to the head of the CEC, the election system in Russia has a great degree of protection, and specialists introduce new technologies into it gradually, guided by considerations of security. Pamfilova noted that the next parliamentary cycle system face major changes, which should streamline the election process.