Hackers To Test Swiss Future E-voting System

Swiss Govermnet announced a huge test of future e-voting system which is aimed to make voting process easier for Swiss citizens living abroad.

According to zdnet.com, the system already passed through 300 private tests. Now the government of Switzerland decided to hold public penetration tests. They also annouced rewards for successful attacks. The tests will be held on February 25 and March 2.

Category Minimum compensation in CHF
Best Practice (uncritical optimisation possibilities) 100
Intrusion into the e-voting system 1,000
Corrupting votes or rendering them unusable 5,000
Successful attack on voting secrecy on the servers 10,000
Manipulation of votes detected by the system 20,000
Undetected manipulation of votes 30,000 – 50,000