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Undermining Democracy

Last Thursday, Rudy Giuliani, a Trump campaign lawyer, alleged a widespread voting conspiracy involving Venezuela, Cuba, and China. Another lawyer, Sidney Powell, argued that Mr. Trump won in a landslide, the entire ...

More on the Security of the 2020 US Election

Last week I signed on to two joint letters about the security of the 2020 election. The first was as one of 59 election security experts, basically saying that while the election ...
online voting

Online Voting: 3 Reasons Why It’s Not Possible (Yet)

The coronavirus pandemic has upended our way of life. As millions of Americans practice social distancing, restaurant and grocery deliveries have soared. Children are attending school online via conferencing apps. Adults are ...
Security Boulevard

On Blockchain Voting

Blockchain voting is a spectacularly dumb idea for a whole bunch of reasons. I have generally quoted Matt Blaze: Why is blockchain voting a dumb idea? Glad you asked. For starters: It ...
Targeted Attacks Series

Stolen Source Code, Apple Zero-Days, Biden’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Policies

In episode 147 for November 16th 2020: The latest about source code stolen from US government agencies and private companies, three actively exploited iOS zero-days in the wild and new App Store ...

2020 Was a Secure Election

Over at Lawfare: “2020 Is An Election Security Success Story (So Far).” What’s more, the voting itself was remarkably smooth. It was only a few months ago that professionals and analysts who ...

More Hospital Ransomware Attacks, FBI’s Disinformation Warning, Android 11 Privacy Features

In episode 141 for October 5th 2020: Universal Health Services is the latest victim of a massive hospital ransomware attack, the FBI issues new warnings about false claims of hacked voter information, ...

Security Analysis of the Democracy Live Online Voting System

New research: "Security Analysis of the Democracy Live Online Voting System": Abstract: Democracy Live's OmniBallot platform is a web-based system for blank ballot delivery, ballot marking, and (optionally) online voting. Three states ...
elections

Pandemic Serves Up Security Woes for Election

As if the issue of election security were not complex enough before 2020, the current concerns about standing in crowds of voters amid the pandemic have only further ramped up concerns about ...
Security Boulevard

Voatz Internet Voting App Is Insecure

This paper describes the flaws in the Voatz Internet voting app: "The Ballot is Busted Before the Blockchain: A Security Analysis of Voatz, the First Internet Voting Application Used in U.S. Federal ...