FILM & VIDEO


How do you know your vote counts? Executive produced by Katie Couric, I Voted? premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.

https://www.ivotedmovie.com/




Princeton University Hack

Researchers at Princeton University also hacked a Diebold voting machine. Here is documentation of their work.


Argonne National Lab Hack

An attack on a Diebold touchscreen voting system, created and demonstrated by the Vulnerability Assessment Team at Argonne National Lab, allows votes to be changed remotely, without requiring knowledge of, or any change to, the voting software.



Michael-David BenDor demonstrates how an optical scanner can be hacked in under 5 minutes using everyday tools.


Murders Spies And Voting Lies: The Clint Curtis Story is a documentary about a computer programmer who was contracted, by a private company with ties to convicted Chinese spies, to write a program that could be used to rig elections.


Many people ask: Why can I bank online but not vote online? According to computer scientist Barbara Simons, coauthor of Broken Ballots, neither is safe. In this talk, Simons explains that no website is immune to outside attacks—not your bank, not the CIA, and certainly not an online voting system developed by a locality for an election.


Internet voting sounds like an awesome idea. But is it really safe? What dangers do modern Internet elections face? Proposed encryption protocols do work in theory, but when implemented at scale they become virtually impossible to secure. User devices and vote storage servers are vulnerable to attack, and the best attacks leave no trace.


Estonia is the only country in the world that relies on Internet voting in a significant way for legally binding national elections—up to 30 percent of all voters cast their ballots online. This makes the security of Estonia's Internet voting system of interest to technologists and citizens around the world.


J. Alex Halderman presents a complete summary of his team's findings during a security analysis of the Estonian e-voting system, which was used for the October 2013 local elections. Visit his website for more information.
 


Security Problems in India's Electronic Voting System

J. Alex Halderman of the University of Michigan exposes security problems in India's electronic voting system. India uses paperless electronic voting machines for its state and national elections. These machines use a simple embedded system architecture that makes them considerably different from the complex electronic voting systems found in the United States.