Computer Scientist Gives Virginia Voting Machines F- Security Grade


If the votes really mattered they wouldn’t let us do it anyways.

JONATHAN TURLEY

By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor

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A six year effort by Computer Scientist Jerry Epstein of SRI International has finally achieved fruition in his quest to decertify AVS WinVote Machines for election use due to what can described as extremely broken security measures and weaknesses in its design. Such deficiencies were so magnified the machines had not only the potential for fault but a relatively unsophisticated hacker could have brought down the State of Virginia’s election system.

Mr. Epstein reportedly stated the WinVote system “would get an F-” in security.

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