I am going to show you, step by step and with screenshots, how an attack against our election system could very easily steal a Statewide or even a National election without leaving a trace. (...) Once I was done adding 3672 votes to Linda’s tally, I decide to just wipe out all of Sallie’s votes, making her total 0. Pay attention – I just added 3672 votes to one candidate's results and deleted 8291 votes from another in about 45 seconds! How to Hack the Vote.
"The policy of the United States is to protect against the debilitating disruption of the operation of information systems for critical infrastructures and, thereby, help to protect the people, economy, and national security of the United States." George W. Bush.
"The healthy functioning of cyberspace is essential to our economy and our national security." Tom Ridge, The National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace, Dept. of Homeland Security.
"It's so frickin' easy, "Hack" isn't even the right word." - Chuck Herrin, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Informations Systems Security Professional, MCSE, CEH
"Cyber attacks on U.S. information networks can have serious consequences..." The National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace