Most Texas election websites are not secure, report finds

Posted on AllSides December 10th, 2019
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Four out of five counties in Texas have election websites that are not properly secured against hackers, the state's League of Women Voters says.

And the central flaw is alarmingly simple for anyone to detect, involving just a single letter. Of the 254 counties charged with administering elections in the nation's second biggest state, 201 have websites that have "http" at the start of their URL web addresses rather than the more secure "https," the League said in a recent report.

The review also found that many county election websites...

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