Laptop, Encrypted USB Drives Stolen From Philadelphia Election Machine Warehouse: Officials


Philadelphia officials are trying to reassure voters after a laptop and USB drives were stolen from a warehouse in East Falls, where voting machines are kept. Table. W. City Hall bureau chief Pat Lobe has the story. The stolen laptop belonged to an employee of the election machine manufacturer S and s. According to a company spokesperson. She says the laptop did not hold any sensitive election materials was not used to program the machines or interact with the U. S bees. The USB, she says, are encrypted and contain multiple levels of security. Nonetheless, the city commissioners say they're rechecking the seals on all the voting machines that have already been tested. They say they're confident the incident won't in any way. Upromise thie integrity of the election, Mayor Kenny adds, It should not deter Philadelphians from voting or from having confidence in the security of the election. The timing of the break in though, is uncanny. Police say it was Tuesday night, which is also when President Trump was saying bad things happen in Philadelphia in relation to the election. During his debate with Democrat Joe Biden, the president was referring to the integrity of satellite voting offices, though commissioners say those remains secure ballots cast there are transported by sheriff's deputies to a central, Okay. A shin at the

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