Virginia: Virginia Finally Drops America’s ‘Worst Voting Machines’ | Wired

August 18, 2015

If you voted in a Virginia election any time between 2003 and April of this year, your vote was at serious risk of being compromised by hackers. That’s the assessment reached by Virginia’s board of elections, which recently decertified some 3,000 WINVote touchscreen voting machines after learning about security problems with the systems, including a poorly secured Wi-Fi feature for tallying votes. The problems with the machines are so severe that Jeremy Epstein, a computer scientist with SRI International who tried for years to get them banned, called them the worst voting machines in the country.  Read more: http://thevotingnews.com/virginia-finally-drops-americas-worst-voting-machines-wired/