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Abhaxas Dumps Details of the Internal Florida Voting Database Online

Abhaxas Dumps Details of the Internal Florida Voting Database Online

Election fraud and accusations of rigged voting might be as old as US election systems themselves, but some may wonder, if a hacker can gain access to the election voting system, how secure are elections anyway?

The AntiSec movement is definitely rolling along, but Anonymous is pointing to a recent hack that could raise some serious questions over the integrity of voting in Florida. It seems that a hacker who uses Twitter obtained parts of the Florida voting database which has been subsequently posted to Paste2. It appears that the hacker in question wanted to show that voting fraud can easily happen today and dumped parts of the Florida database to prove it. From the comments of the release:

So, this is a little ironic. Here is inside details of florida voting systems. Now.. who still believes voting isn’t rigged? If the United States Government can’t even keep their ballot systems secure, why trust them at all? FAIL!

The content was posted to PasteBin (same content) while Abhaxas tweeted, “Who believes voting isn’t tampered with?”

It’s the latest in a long string of hacks since LulzSec was disbanded. Previously, the Arizona Polce Force had details leak about them not not once, not twice, but three times. In another leak, the AntiSec movement leaked details of Viacom and Universal Music along with content from various government servers.

This latest hack clearly demonstrates that Anonymous isn’t the only organization that is doing the hacking these days. One thing is for sure though, it’s hard to imagine that this would not have very big political implications.

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Drew Wilson
Drew Wilson is perhaps one of the more well-known file-sharing and technology news writers around. A journalist in the field since 2005, his work has had semi-regular appearances on social news websites and even occasional appearances on major news outlets as well. Drew founded freezenet.ca and still contributes to ZeroPaid. Twitter | Google Plus
Kwyjibo
Kwyjibo

Did you notice the list of username and passwords of the poll workers? Not only does it seem the passwords were stored in the database unencrypted, they were all only 6 characters long except for one. And that one was 'whatever'! lol! Yeah, really secure. It's the same thing that got Sony. As much as they pointed the blame elsewhere, they stored all the passwords in plain text, too.

Dazed
Dazed

Why any voting system is connected to a public network is beyond me. All votes should be transported ole school with multiple voting authorities and security to a secure location where the votes are counted.

Anon
Anon

Police*. Journalism has gotten so sloppy since physical media started suffering.

Weldon Berger
Weldon Berger

One thing is for sure though, it’s hard to imagine that this would not have very big political implications. No it isn't. Without penises, there is no scandal.

NextVoiceUHear
NextVoiceUHear

I was an Election Judge in Boulder County CO during the 2008 elections. I also worked in the county DP room where the votes were "counted." The scanning machines were scoring "votes" based on folds in the paper. Here is more on what I found: http://www.dansher.com/scan-dal/scan-dal03bc.html IT IS POSSIBLE TO WIN THE VOTE BUT LOSE THE COUNT.

Robert Paulson
Robert Paulson

Not only can voting fraud occur in this manner, it has been done. Google Clinton Eugene Curtis

Pandora Rings
Pandora Rings

I was looking for this specific the other day. i won’t commonly post throughout forums but i want to to say thank you!

bullsballs
bullsballs

hang em all from the light posts lining PA ave so their replacements get a good look as they assume their office...

chris
chris

the comment above makes me wish for a like button.

EgoTrypn
EgoTrypn

Of course the new guy is Einstein. How many states do we have? How old are my children? He thought Biden would make a good VP. I assume by the murdering comment, you mean the wars. Well, as far as I can tell your guy is still there, and even bomb elsewhere. But I guess that makes him a humanitarian working towards world peace. People on both sides of the spectrum have their flaws.

Bob Jones
Bob Jones

Of course previous elections were rigged, how else would a president with a lower IQ than dirt get elected? Of course, I make reference to the previous murdering monkey, shrub. How else was he supposed to get elected? Even the in-bred people in the south saw how dumb shrub was, that's why the election was rigged. The corporate masters of america needed a new puppet to stick their hand up in.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Only stayed for two nights though........

guest
guest

this is awesome - I'm so proud of these guys. I love the "war games" background on the twitter page!

`gary
`gary

its all fraud, graft, and yes murder. W was the epitome of presidential douchebaggery, the new guy is only slightly better. our votes count, the biggest joke of them all. the truth is obfuscated by this notion of freedom created in our minds by the propaganda machine that is public school. personally, they either need to be all fired, or my personal favorite, give em a taste of the french revolution

DocSmith
DocSmith

Yeah, Democrats have never rigged a vote in their life. Except the entire state of Illinois, home to BO. The only one with a low IQ here is you, Boob.

robertsgt40
robertsgt40

The vote has been rigged(by both parties) since at least 200. Bing "black box" voting. Also, Bing "Clinton Curtis". He was the software developer, at the request of Rep. Tom Feeney in 2000, that developed the program to "shift" the votes electronically. He testified such before a House committe on election fraud. BTW, there is only one party. The war party.



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