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Audio: After The DNC Hack, What's Stopping Russian Hackers From Accessing Voting Machines?

  • Tori Bedford
  • Boston Public Radio
  • August 4, 2016

Just before the start of the Democratic National Convention, top-secret emails from the Democratic National Committee were published on whistleblower website Wikileaks, in a major operation the FBI attributed to Russian hackers.

Some U.S. officials have raised subsequent questions: Were the hackers deliberately attempting to influence the election in favor of Donald Trump? Did Trump have any influence? And most importantly— if Russian hackers can breach the DNC internal network, what’s to stop them from hacking voting machines?

In a recent Washington Post …

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