The Department of Homeland Security’s CISA Hunt and Incident Response Team (HIRT) found no direct malicious activity affecting the ePollbook laptops used in certain Durham County, N.C., precincts during the 2016 election.
HIRT was asked by the Durham County Board of Elections to examine the ePollbook laptops after several reported inaccurate data to poll workers. The team’s report noted that while it could not conclusively identify any threat activity on the 24 ePollbooks it checked, HIRT found several areas where Durham’s Board of Elections needs to bolster its security practices.
HIRT also looked at 21 USB activators, 10 hard drives and disk images of the desktop computer used to load voter registration information onto the USB activators.
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