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Hackers 5 - Voting Machines 0 - Hackers at DefCon conference exploit vulnerabilities in voting machines in 1 1/2 hours.

July 31, 2017View for printing

It took less than a day for attendees at the DefCon hacking conference to find and exploit vulnerabilities in five different voting machine types.

"The first ones were discovered within an hour and 30 minutes. And none of these vulnerabilities has ever been found before, they'll all new," said Harri Hursti, co- coordinator of the event.

One group even managed to rick-roll a touch screen voting machine, getting it to run Rick Astley's song "Never Gonna Give You Up," from 1987.

Elizabeth Weise, USATODAY

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