Hacked for Five Days, Electronic Ballot Boxes in Brazil Show Only Superficial Flaws

This week the Superior Electoral Court hosted 25 academics, students and experts for the Public Security Test. The group was able to change superficial data but failed to alter candidate or voter names.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A group of experts from the Federal Police found two superficial glitches in the electronic ballot box system during the Public Security Test week, reported on Friday, November 28th, the Superior Electoral Court (TSE).

According to the court, the flaws detected do not affect the security of the electoral process.

According to the TSE's Information Technology Secretary, Giuseppe Janino, the experts managed to get into the system that feeds voter and . . .

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