Digital Smarts - 11-Year-Old Changes Florida's Presidential Vote Results At A Hacker Convention

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At the 26th annual DEFCON convention, the kids hacking division received a great deal of attention when an 11 year-old girl was able to successfully hack into a replica of the Florida Secretary of State’s website. BuzzFeed News reports that it took her only 10 minutes to hack the site and change the results of the 2016 presidential vote. The Secretary of State said changing the website does not represent switching actual votes, but experts say the hack reveals security flaws in the system. This could make an interesting topic of discussion if you have a young “hacker in training” at your house.