Two and a half years after election possible Russian hack investigated

Politico story by Kim Zetter: Software vendor may have opened a gap for hackers in 2016 swing state  <read>

A Florida election software company targeted by Russians in 2016 inadvertently opened a potential pathway for hackers to tamper with voter records in North Carolina on the eve of the presidential election, according to a document reviewed by POLITICO and a person with knowledge of the episode.

A Florida election software company targeted by Russians in 2016 inadvertently opened a potential pathway for hackers to tamper with voter records in North Carolina on the eve of the presidential election, according to a document reviewed by POLITICO and a person with knowledge of the episode…

Almost three years after the first public revelation of hackers’ interference in the 2016 presidential race, the Department of Homeland Security has decided to conduct a forensic analysis of computers used in Durham County during that election,

We have reported the potential hack and lack of investigation before <Beware of watchdog that does not bark any details> We were told that no votes were changed in 2016, without any analysis of voting machines. We are told that there was nothing to see in NC, without anyone qualified doing the looking. By now the trail is likely quite cold.

What we “saw” before smelled more like a cursory cover-up than an investigation.

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