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Hackers at convention test voting systems for bugs

LAS VEGAS: Def Con, one of the world’s largest security conventions, served as a laboratory for breaking into voting machines on Aug 10, extending its efforts to identify potential security flaws in technology that may be used in the November U.S. elections. Hackers will continue to probe the systems over the weekend in a bid to discover new vulnerabilities, which could be turned over to voting machine makers to fix. The three-day Las Vegas-based “Voting Village” also aimed to expose security issues in digital poll…