Re: [hackers-il] E-voting in Israel: Does anyone know about this?
Last year there was some great lecture in Tel-Aviv university about the subject of e-voting in Israel and some cool relay attack was introduced. The attack exploits the RFID weaknesses to damage the election process.
Below the link to the paper which explains the attack and what could possibly get wrong with e-voting
Personally I think this issue should be treated in very serious way and we should create similar boom to the biometric database issue.
EvgenyOn Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 12:25 AM, Omer Zak <w1@...> wrote:
The important point in the following is that it seems that our
government is introducing E-voting into Israel and I saw no public
debate about the subject.
In the last municipal elections, a trial was made - and its results
haven't been made public as far as I know.
Snippets from the following issue:
RISKS-LIST: Risks-Forum Digest Sunday 18 April 2010 Volume 26 : Issue
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Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2010 14:04:21 PDT
From: "Peter G. Neumann" <neumann@...>
Subject: RFID zapper made from a disposable camera! (Eurekalert)
[Thanks to Ken Nitz. PGN]
Safer swiping while voting and globetrotting: Tel Aviv University
expert finds security holes in America's passports and 'smart cards'
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Prof. Wool's most recent research centers on the new "e-voting"
being implemented in Israel. "We show how the Israeli government's new
system based on the RFID chip is a very risky approach for security
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> The important point in the following is that it seems that ourIt is important, but who cares? The average Israeli is too naive or
> government is introducing E-voting into Israel and I saw no public
> debate about the subject.
> In the last municipal elections, a trial was made - and its results
> haven't been made public as far as I know.
dumb to know or care anymore. Sorry.
(note: I do care)
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