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Swiss e-voting trial offers $150,000 in bug bounties to hackers

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  1. unknown user
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    Here Is a video on Tom Scott on why electronic voting is bad. I think the idea of a dummy vote to catch bugs is good. But it also gives blackhats a chance to look at the system, discover bugs that...

    Here Is a video on Tom Scott on why electronic voting is bad.

    I think the idea of a dummy vote to catch bugs is good. But it also gives blackhats a chance to look at the system, discover bugs that the whitehats might not see and then exploit them when a real vote comes around.

    4 votes
  2. ThatFanficGuy
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    Switzerland is doing a clever thing by putting on a dummy vote for the test, rather than test on a real vote of any proportion. I presume that during the vote all the regular e-voting systems...

    Switzerland is doing a clever thing by putting on a dummy vote for the test, rather than test on a real vote of any proportion.

    I presume that during the vote all the regular e-voting systems would be engaged, so that it effectively simulates the actual e-voting.

    3 votes
  3. rickdg
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    "internet-based e-voting system" Found your problem, no need to pay me.

    "internet-based e-voting system"

    Found your problem, no need to pay me.