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A Republican National Committee database of nearly every registered American voter was left vulnerable to theft on a public server for 12 days this month, according to a cybersecurity researcher who found and downloaded the trove of data.

The lapse in security was striking for putting at risk the identities, voting histories and views of voters across the political spectrum, with data drawn from a wide range of sources including social media, public government records and proprietary polling by political groups.

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4 thoughts on “RNC database of nearly every voter was left exposed on the Internet for 12 days, researcher says

  1. Even without the vulnerability, this RNC database is extremely creepy. Is there any purpose for it other than manipulating people and their votes? It is despicable how marketing tactics are more important to elections than real issues. We should follow the example of other democratic countries that have short, simple election cycles.

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