October 29, 2003

Voting Against Diebold

Combine elctoral machines with security vulnerabilities and what do you get? A PR disaster for Diebold. Diebold's actions in dealing with this issue and the vulnerabilities in their products - can you say mission critical for democracy? - are a case study in how not to deal with a vulnerability. Almost all software is vulnerable to attack and so few companies are capable of dealing these problems gracefully.

Here is a good summary of the movement against Diebold.

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