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2019-03-12 | SwissPost-Scytl shuffle proof flaw, Car hacking tools part 1, and ProtonMail blocked in Russia

Tuesday, March 12

TOP STORY

  • An international group of researchers: Sarah Jamie Lewis, Vanessa Teague, and Olivier Periera, found a critical flaw in the code that underlies the Swiss e-voting system that’s scheduled to roll out this year. The flaw could allow someone to alter votes without detection. From Matthew Green: “The problem occurs because the voting system implements a series of sophisticated cryptographic zero-knowledge proofs, in order to keep votes encrypted and untraceable while also preserving election integrity. At a critical place, one of the proofs is flawed.

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I hope online voting never becomes mainstream.

Mikko