The former head of MI6 has slapped down Commons Speaker John Bercow’s clamour for electronic voting, warning the system would be at risk of cyber attacks.
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While electronic voting machines could one day be used in conjunction with paper ballots to increase the security of the voting process, web-based online voting is not only insecure, but is.
The idea of online voting is just another case of officials doing something they think is trendy rather than engaging in careful analysis to determine whether there really is any need for it and, if so, whether online voting can actually be secure and safe from fraud. As all the online data breaches have shown, the Internet is inherently far from secure and oneline voting would be an open.
The risks associated with online ballot marking manipulation are considered high. Attackers can find out the voter’s choices and can either alter the vote for a different candidate than intended by the voter or misdirect them and cause them to be scanned as a vote for somebody else. Although in the former scenario the changes would be visible, the voter wouldn’t be likely to notice the.
Alarm sounded over security risks in online voting system. Bad actors could tamper with ballots cast via OmniBallot without being detected by voters, election officials or the tool’s developer, a study finds. OmniBallot, a platform approved for online voting in.
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