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Tech Tuesday: Robocalls, Hacking Voting Machines and New Tech

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A Diebold Elections System AccuVote-TSx DRE voting machine with a VVPAT attachment

It took less than a day for the participants at DefCon, an annual computer security and hacking conference, to find vulnerabilities in five different types of voting machines. Although the hackers weren't able to alter the votes and needed physical access to hack the machines, the flaws found at DefCon could sprout future issues that make voting machines more susceptible to hackers. 

Coming up, we're talking about hacking voting machines, robocalls and the latest in tech.   


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