Three computer researchers from the Information Security Institute at Johns Hopkins University, with help from a Rice University computer scientist, say they've uncovered vulnerabilities in the software purportedly used by Diebold Election Systems. More than 32,000 Diebold electronic-voting systems were used in U.S. general elections in November. According to the researchers, as a result of the vulnerabilities, voter anonymity may be breached, and votes could be modified or deleted. A caveat: The code analyzed by the researchers could be up to a year old. Diebold issued a statement refuting the researchers' claims.
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