01 Nov How it really happened : NINJIO Season 1, Episode 11, Electronic Vote Machine Hacking
In this Episode, what everyone thought was a one-side Presidential race took a radical turn on voting day. While exit polls showed one candidate with a clear win, the actual polls, especially in the battleground states, were showing something quite different. We come to learn that volunteer poll workers were targeted with a scam whereby when setting up the voting booths, they were instructed to call Microsoft due to a supposed major computer issue.
It’s already been reported that Russia allegedly attempted to interfere with the US election in October. This article discusses the election and the hacker’s attempt at sabotage.
With the recent attack on the electoral campaign, security experts warn that more could be in the future.
Security experts warn that one way hackers could sabotage elections is through fake security warnings and tech support popups.
One way hackers trick users into installing malware is through fraudulent Flash upgrade messages. This attack affects Mac and PC users.