FBI investigating if attempted 2018 voting app hack was linked to Michigan college course

From edition.cnn.com

(CNN)An attempted hack into a mobile voting app used during the 2018 midterm elections may have been a student’s attempt to research security vulnerabilities rather than an attempt to alter any votes, three people familiar with the matter told CNN.Mike Stuart, the US attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, revealed at a press conference Tuesday that an FBI investigation “is currently ongoing” after an unsuccessful attempted intrusion into the Voatz app, which West Virginia has used since 2018 to allow overseas and military voters to vote via smartphone. No criminal charges have been filed.

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