The former head of the Department of Homeland Security said the potential for a massive critical infrastructure or election database breach on Election Day is high, and people are better off voting by mail.
“The one thing about mail is this: You can’t hack a letter,” said Michael Chertoff, who worked in the George W. Bush administration. “It’s cumbersome. It may turn out [that] encouraging widespread voting by mail is actually one of the stepping stones in securing our electoral process.”
Chertoff said he was concerned about the potential for a foreign enemy (such as China or Russia) to shut down critical infrastructure, including the power grid, transportation