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US Cybersecurity agency says Georgia voting software could be vulnerable to hacking

The nation’s leading cybersecurity agency says electronic voting machines from a leading vendor used in at least 16 states, including Georgia, have software vulnerabilities. That warning is expected to be released to state elections officials on Friday. The AP obtained an advance copy of the advisory.

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency says the vulnerabilities can leave the machines susceptible to hacking if the flaws go unaddressed.

The agency says there's no evidence the flaws in the Dominion Voting Systems’ equipment have been exploited to alter election results. In a statement Tuesday, Dominion defended the machines as “accurate and secure.”

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!
Associated Press