The electoral system in the United States was able to crack the 11-year-old student
American student Bruera Emmett (Emmett Brewer) managed to hack an exact copy of the website of the electoral system in the United States and to change the election results in Florida. It is reported by the PBS television service.
The organizers of the annual DEFCON hacker Convention offered 11-year-old Brewery and other participants of the conference hack 13 pages relating to the national voting system. The organizers gave the young hackers 10 minutes to ensure that they have access to exact copies of sites for electoral systems. The event was attended by 50 children aged from eight to 16 years.
The boy managed to cope with the task in just a few minutes, he changed data in a section with voting results by SQL-injection. A similar trick has been repeated and 30 other participants, but it took more time.
The National Association of secretaries of state said it was ready to work with the winners to strengthen the protection of electoral systems from hacker attacks. However, the representatives of the organization expressed doubts about how well the organizers were able to copy gaseity to vote.
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