REPORT: California brushed off hacking concerns over Dominion election software

Posted on September 10, 2021 1:09 pm

REPORT: California brushed off hacking concerns over Dominion election software

Staff Report

The state of California, which will hold a gubernatorial election recall on Tuesday, approved Dominion software to monitor statewide voting results despite many code flaws and the possibility it could be compromised by hackers, according to a government report.

The documentation, conducted at the behest of then Secretary of State Alex Padilla, found 180 discrepancies in the software code which were not compliant with California Voting System Standards. Nevertheless, his staff concluded that they were “purely stylistic in nature and do not adversely affect the usability” of the source code.

Yet in a survey after trying out of the software, which took place in early 2018, two years before Governor Newsom ordered statewide vote by mail, numerous testers raised questions about its viability.

“I would not vote by mail if my county used this system,” said one.

“I was unable to test [it] because the testing window was too short,” said another.

A Generation X internet sleuth and veteran journalist unearthed the trove of troubling documents, focusing on Dominion Voting’s Democracy Suite, in particular, ImageCast Remote, used in California. She recently re-posted them on Twitter, months after the company removed them and suspended her earlier account, @myfinewords.

“If I was able to discover this much about the vulnerabilities of Dominion’s Democracy Suite,” tweeted @empath_angry in August, “how the hell is it that MSM hasn’t been able to?”

In the report, SLI Compliance, a Colorado based digital testing company, found numerous instances of potential problems, in particular, unaddressed risks associated with remote hacking and undetected forgeries.

While scrubbed from the Twittersphere, her original sleuthing was preserved (for now) on the Internet WaybackMachine.

https://web.archive.org/web/20210108203004/https://twitter.com/myfinewords/status/1330877237382430723

Despite the serious issues raised by the auditing company SLI, Padilla, whom Gov. Newsom later appointed to replace Sen. Kamala Harris, approved the Dominion software suite without further review.

Besides the state, 40 of California’s 58 counties use Dominion software, reported the California Globe.

“Even in California, which most of the rest of the country completely discounts as a leftist bastion and lost cause, cheating takes place and impacts national and congressional races, as California showed in the 2018 ballot harvesting slaughter, overturning 7 Republican congressional seats. California has been manipulating elections since before 2010, but has done so more brazenly in recent years,” wrote Globe editor Katy Grimes in November.

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desh
desh
6 days ago

I heard from a trucker that people are leaving commiefornia in droves. He had no reason to lie about it. Seems like the only option left. Tesla and Oracle left years ago.

Oldman
Oldman
6 days ago

The overwhelming message. “Whatya going to do about it?”. Signed. Gavin Newsom.

Robar Confort
Robar Confort
6 days ago

My liberal neighbor supported the people that ended up killing her. So not all of these liberal stories end up with a bad ending.

Null Void
Null Void
8 days ago

Alex P: “We don’t need no stinkin’ questions.”

Jedi
Jedi
9 days ago

Run Hogans Hero’s Sgt Schultz, then repeat. Fully convinced the left is sociopathic or evil – their conscience is non existent or buried next to Hoffa.

Realistic Observer
Realistic Observer
2 months ago

The left just lets these hostile foreigner s come in and PHVVKK UP our country!!!

Stephen
Stephen
2 months ago

Liberal lefties and their crooked Democrat Politicians continue to use DOMINION VOTING MACHINES and rig them to steal elections just like they stole the election for EL CREEPO “Hide’in” Biden, – friend of Muslim thugs.

herebouts
herebouts
2 months ago

Crooked as a barrel of snakes!

John Henry
John Henry
2 months ago

Cheaters.

John Henry
John Henry
2 months ago

Here we come again…..

Donald Trump
Donald Trump
2 months ago

They didn’t brush off concerns. They welcomed Dominion. It was the plan the whole time.

D3F1ANT
D3F1ANT
2 months ago

Americans stand by and watch as the set-up is set up, and we watch as the scam is executed, and then we watch the Democrats lie their arses off about it. Then we allow the illegitimate “winner” serve out his or her term in their stolen office. And then we allow them to do it all over again. It’s incredible. When is enough enough?

Proudly Unaffiliated
2 months ago

Tuesday will be a hack-a-thon of epic proportions. My fondest wish is that the White Hats hack harder and Newsom is recalled and Elder wins, each by by 25M votes. Then the Demonicrats can cry foul and demand a full forensic audit. But if this happens, I am worried that I might die laughing. MAGA and MCGA!

John Steele
John Steele
2 months ago

because dominion was hacking the votes for the democrats. Dahhhh

M.V.
M.V.
2 months ago

Of course they “brushed it off.” CA is run by (d)irtbags, who seem to prefer the Venezuelan form of “Dominion” software.

Chuckiechan
Chuckiechan
2 months ago

I feel much like the people in Chicago feel. Elections are a joke, corruption is the standard practice, and no one even bothers to care anymore.

Tony
Tony
2 months ago

this guy, senator alex padilla, is “la raza on steriods” . . .

Tony
Tony
2 months ago
Reply to  tippermart

that make’s it all the better, a racist code writer . . . grins