Electronic voting feasibility

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Fri Sep 10 18:19:26 CEST 2004

Istvan Albert wrote:

> Looking at what they claim, that in 2003 they discovered a back door
> affecting every evoting machine, a backdoor that requires
> a 2 digit code to overwrite the votes stored in the system,
> moreover even a year later every system has this same flaw...
> I don't find this credible, ...

Maybe, but I've found other articles that said that the Diebold
machines *all* had a hardcoded password of "1111" at one point...
not a stretch to think they also had a simplistic backdoor like that.

The president of the company says they "are not incompetent", so
we might as well believe him, though, and not Bev Harris. ;-)


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