99% of Texas Voter Records Exposed

    Date25 Aug 2018
    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Election security has again been called into question after millions of Texas voter records were left exposed. A file discovered by Flash Gordon, a New Zealand-based data breach hunter, was left on an unsecured server without a password, according to TechCrunch. Of the 15.2 million total registered Texas voters, an astounding 14.8 million records were left exposed on a single file. The data in the file was reportedly compiled by a conservative-focused data firm, The Data Trust, and contained personal information such as voter’s name, address, gender and several years’ worth of voting history, including primaries and presidential elections.
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