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EVM tampering row: Plain noise with zero substance

You don't hack a dummy device to prove the vulnerability of EVMs, which are, in fact, very robust

Aparna Banerjea  |  New Delhi 

The Election Commission of India’s open challenge to try and hack the tamper-proof Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) has generated considerable interest about the security and credibility of these machines. After a deluge of accusations made by some opposition parties, the ECI’s ‘Hackathon’ meeting ended on Friday with a detailed presentation on the security of EVMs by the Commission's top brass. ECI had invited parties to try and hack these machines for a period of two days. While the ECI did what it could to establish the robustness of these devices, doubts ...

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First Published: Sat, May 13 2017. 17:59 IST
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