Kenya candidate posts 'logs' of alleged hacking

2017-08-09 18:47
Raila Odinga (File: AFP)

Raila Odinga (File: AFP)

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Nairobi - Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has posted online what he says are computer logs proving his allegation that hackers used the identity of a murdered election official to manipulate voting results.

Odinga's Facebook page shows images of logs that the presidential candidate cites as evidence that hackers entered the election commission database and altered results to give President Uhuru Kenyatta a big lead in Tuesday's polls.

Odinga says the infiltrators used the identity of Christopher Msando, an election official in charge of managing information technology systems who was found tortured and killed about a week before the election.

A Tuesday morning entry in the purported computer logs reads: "Login failed for user 'msando'. Reason: The password of the account must be changed."

Election officials say they are investigating the opposition allegations.

Read more on:    uhuru ke­n­yatta  |  raila odinga  |  kenya  |  kenya 2017 elections  |  east africa

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