With the upcoming elections in Bhutan, I was interested to find out how Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) work, and perhaps more importantly, how secure they are: Can hackers steal the elections? Can computer viruses alter the votes?
|Bhutan's EVMs loaded on a truck|
© 2008 ECB
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