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18 million targeted voter records exposed by database error

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jan 4, 2016.

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    Last week, Salted Hash reported on the massive voter records leak after a database was exposed due to a configuration error. The story generated a good deal of public attention, despite the fact the database held records that some dismissed inconsequential.

    Interestingly enough, those dismissing the database because it held public records were seemingly ignoring the privacy and security risks associated with such a collection (not to mention various state laws protecting such data and controlling how it is accessed and shared).

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