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State of Georgia: Election Server May Have Been Compromised During 2016, 2018 Elections

via Dan Goodin, Security Editor at Ars Technica, comes news that no one in the State of Georgia wants to hear: At least one election server exhibits evidence of compromise – due to the machine’s vulnerability to the Shellshock exploit – which, of course is bad news. The only quesiton we have is: What are the next moves Georgia Election Offcials will take?

‘Forensic evidence shows signs that a Georgia election server may have been hacked ahead of the 2016 and 2018 elections by someone who exploited Shellshock, a critical flaw that gives attackers full control over vulnerable systems’ – viq Dan Goodin Security Editor at Ars Technica

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2020/1/20/state-of-georgia-election-server-may-have-been-compromised-during-2016-2018-elections

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