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Current Event August 15, 2016

Hacking the Presidential Election


After the Democratic Party databases were hacked recently, election tampering has become a major concern for election officials. In May this year, a security analyst hacked into a Florida elections website to show that the system is vulnerable. The online voter registration system in Illinois was shut down after a computer gained unauthorized access to data in the system.

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AIR DATE: 08/01/2016


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