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Sun Jul 5, 2015, 02:14 PM

Researcher Who Reported E-voting Vulnerability Targeted by Police Raid in Argentina

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July 4, 2015

Police have raided the home of an Argentine security professional (Joaquín Sorianello) who discovered and reported several vulnerabilities in the electronic ballot system to be used Sunday for elections in the City of Buenos Aires.

The vulnerabilities (exposed SSL keys and ways to forge ballots with multiple votes) had been reported to the manufacturer of the voting machines ("Magic Software Argentina", the media, and the public about a week ago. There has been no arrest; but his computers and electronic devices have been impounded.

Meanwhile, the information security community in Argentina is trying to get the media to report this notorious attempt to "kill the messenger."

At: http://www.trendinside.com/researcher-who-reported-e-voting-vulnerability-targeted-by-police-raid-in-argentina/

Please note that these black box voting machines are being used by the City of Buenos Aires - not the Argentine government. It's worth noting as well that the right-wing Mayor of Buenos Aires, Mauricio Macri, is the darling of the Wall Street and neocon press here in the U.S., and employs a dirty tricks adviser (Jaime Durán Barba) who previously did work for the CIA in Ecuador, Paraguay, and elsewhere in the region.

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Judi Lynn Jul 2015 #1

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Sun Jul 5, 2015, 05:11 PM

1. Good grief. They've really got their black box stuff down, don't they?

Taught to them by the masters, apparently.

How much hope do you hold out for Joaquín Sorianello, since he knows what they've done? There's been a sad history of people who've exposed these monsters already, and their untimely gruesome deaths.

If they do their job correctly, it can kill them. Ultimately it could mean only criminals will take those jobs, since they are the only ones who will be allowed to live.

Surely appreciate your information regarding the Buenos Aires mayor. I can find no image at google images which reveals him to be an honest person. Looks like a sleazoid of the highest order.


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