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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Arrest The Messenger: Flaws In Florida Election Site Exposed

Hacker Arrested after Exposing Flaws in Elections Site (+Video)

Mohit Kumar | May 10, 2016

A security researcher disclosed vulnerabilities in the poorly secured web domains of a Florida county elections, but he ended up in handcuffs on criminal hacking charges and jailed for six hours Wednesday.
Security researcher David Michael Levin was arrested and charged by the United States law enforcement after breaking into and disclosing some serious vulnerabilities in a couple of elections websites in Florida.

Some sites refer to the Security Analyst who found the flaw as "some young hacker". Source:

<more at; related articles and links: (Security expert arrested after allegedly failing to report flaws in election website. May 9, 2016) and (+Video) (Researcher arrested and charged for hacking elections websites. May 10, 2016)>

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