[E-voting] Nedap voting machines successfully hacked

Justin Mason jm at jmason.org
Wed Oct 4 18:57:33 IST 2006


Colm MacCarthaigh writes:
> On Wed, Oct 04, 2006 at 06:37:02PM +0100, Justin Mason wrote:
> > Colm MacCarthaigh writes:
> > > On Wed, Oct 04, 2006 at 06:12:05PM +0100, Justin Mason wrote:
> > > > I presume this is by adding new code to the *existing* NEDAP OS image, and
> > > > burning the new image to the EEPROM?
> > > 
> > > Nope, I think it was easier to write entirely new code. Though there are
> > > dissaembles of the original code too.
> > 
> > I'll bet there is.  Incredible -- that should be protected by so much
> > anti-reversing code and crypto...
> 
> They can't, because the code is changed slightly for each election,
> depends on the candidates and so on.

of course.  ugh, that's a nasty hole.

--j.



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