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J. Alex Halderman / Medium:
UMich security expert says Clinton should petition for recount in PA, MI, WI given the insecurity of voting machines and sophistication of state-sponsored hacks   —  You may have read at NYMag that I've been in discussions with the Clinton campaign about whether it might wish to seek recounts in critical states.
Nov 23, 2016, 1:40 PMIn context
J. Alex Halderman / Freedom to Tinker:
Hacking the D.C. Internet Voting Pilot   —  The District of Columbia is conducting a pilot project to allow overseas and military voters to download and return absentee ballots over the Internet.  Before opening the system to real voters, D.C. has been holding a test period in which they've invited …
Oct 6, 2010, 4:15 PMIn context
J. Alex Halderman / Freedom to Tinker:
Electronic Voting Researcher Arrested Over Anonymous Source   —  Updates:  —  Alex Halderman: Indian E-Voting Researcher Remains in Police Custody  —  8/24  —  Ed Felten: It's Time for India to Face its E-Voting Problem  —  8/22  —  Rop Gonggrijp: Hari is in jail :-(
Aug 22, 2010, 2:45 PMIn context
J. Alex Halderman / Freedom to Tinker blogs:
School's Laptop Spying Software Exploitable from Anywhere   —  This post is by Jay Novak, Jon Stribley, and J. Alex Halderman.  —  Absolute Manage is a remote administration program that allows sysadmins to supervise and maintain client computers over the Internet.
May 25, 2010, 1:00 AMIn context
J. Alex Halderman / Freedom to Tinker:
Make Your Own Copy-Protected CD with Passive Protection   —  Here's a great gift idea just in time for the holidays: Make your friends and relatives their very own copy-protected CDs using the same industrial-grade passive protection technology built into XCP and Macrovision discs.
Dec 15, 2005, 4:25 PMIn context
J. Alex Halderman / Freedom to Tinker:
Hidden Feature in Sony DRM Uses Open Source Code to Add Apple DRM   —  For weeks, the blogosphere has been abuzz with tales of intrigue about Sony's XCP copy protection system.  Among the strangest revelations was that XCP itself infringes on the copyrights to several open source software projects.
Dec 5, 2005, 4:25 PMIn context
J. Alex Halderman / Freedom to Tinker:
MediaMax Permanently Installs and Runs Unwanted Software, Even If User Declines EULA   —  In an earlier post I described how MediaMax, a CD DRM system used by Sony-BMG and other record labels, behaves like spyware.  (MediaMax is not the same as XCP, the technology that Sony-BMG has recalled; Sony-BMG is still shipping MediaMax discs.)
Nov 29, 2005, 9:25 AMIn context
J. Alex Halderman / Freedom to Tinker:
Not Again!  Uninstaller for Other Sony DRM Also Opens Huge Security Hole   —  I have good news and bad news about Sony's other CD DRM technology, the SunnComm MediaMax system.  (For those keeping score at home, Ed and I have written a lot recently about Sony's XCP copy protection technology …
Nov 17, 2005, 5:50 PMIn context
J. Alex Halderman / Freedom to Tinker:
Sony Shipping Spyware from SunnComm, Too   —  Now that virus writers have started exploiting the rootkit built into Sony-BMG albums that utilize First4Internet's XCP DRM (as I warned they would last week), Sony has at last agreed to temporarily stop shipping CDs containing the defective software:
Nov 13, 2005, 2:33 AMIn context
J. Alex Halderman / Freedom to Tinker:
CD DRM Makes Computers Less Secure   —  Yesterday, Sysinternals's Mark Russinovich posted an excellent analysis of a CD copy protection system called XCP2.  This scheme, created by British-based First4Internet, has been deployed on many Sony/BMG albums released in the last six months.
Nov 1, 2005, 10:50 PMIn context

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