Date: 11 months ago   Category: Crimea

In the USA the 11-year-old school student could crack an election system


The American school student Emmett Brewer managed to crack the exact copy of the website of an electoral system of the USA and to change results of elections in the State of Florida. The television service Pbs.Organizatory of the annual convention of hackers of DEFCON reports about it have suggested 11-year-old Brewer and other conferees to crack 13 pages connected with the national system of vote. Organizers have given to young hackers of 10 minutes on that those have got access to exact copies of the websites of electoral systems. 50 children aged from 8 up to 16 years have participated in an action. The boy has coped with a task in several minutes: he has changed data in the section with results of vote, having carried out a SQL injection. The similar trick managed to be repeated and 30 other participants, however to them on it needed more time. The National association of state secretaries has said that are ready to work with winners of a competition to strengthen protection of electoral systems against the hacker attacks. However representatives of the organization have dropped a hint of doubt in that, how qualitatively organizers managed to copy the state websites for votes. It is more than infernal and strange news in Tape of a Bottom Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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