“Why was a Serbian IP messing around with a US voter database?”
By Tara Seals
Another voter database leak has been uncovered, with the profiles of 154 million Americans possibly open to access by foreign operatives.
The database, a CouchDB instance, was wide open, according to MacKeeper security researcher Chris Vickery. In fact, it was configured for public access with no username, password or any other authentication required. The records contained a slew of personal, granular and sensitive details, including name, age, address, phone number, ethnicity, political affiliation, estimated income, marital status and—interestingly—Facebook profile URLs.
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