Reply to post: Re: I'm baffled

Voatz of no confidence: MIT boffins eviscerate US election app, claim fiends could exploit flaws to derail democracy

JohnFen Silver badge

Re: I'm baffled

> Yet people seem to accept mobile banking and paymemt systems are secure.

Yes, they do. Those systems represent tradeoffs between security and convenience, and people are deciding that the tradeoff is worth it to them. That's fair -- we all decide the level of security that we're comfortable with. Elections are different, though, in that security risks with election systems involve everyone, not just individuals with accounts.

> Make yer minds up, either it is possible to make secure mobile apps or it isn't.

I think my stance was clear -- my mind is made up. It isn't possible to secure mobile apps to the degree that is necessary for election systems.

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