Data Firm Hired By RNC Accidentally Leaked Millions Of Voters’ Personal Info


Data Firm Hired By RNC Accidentally Leaked Millions Of Voters’ Personal Info

A marketing firm hired by the Republican National Committee stored personal information gathered on more than 198 million U.S. voters on a publicly accessible server.
Chris Vickery, a cyber risk analyst for “cyber resilience” company Upguard, discovered the unsecured database last week.
Republican analytics firm Deep Root Analytics on Friday confirmed to Gizmodo that it owned the voter data, which was stored on an unprotected Amazon server and accessible to anybody with the database’s web address.

The data leak contains a wealth of personal information on roughly 61 percent of the US population. Along with home addresses, birthdates, and phone …

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