Nearly 200 million voters exposed in GOP data leak, proving all political parties are susceptible to being hacked

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Registered U.S. voters dating back more than a decade have been exposed in what's believed to be the largest leak of voter information in history.

A data analytics contractor hired by the Republican National Committee (RNC) left databases containing information about 198 million potential voters open to the public for download without a password, according to a ZDNet report.

The leak helps prove that any political party is susceptible to cybersecurity vulnerabilities, despite the GOP's insistence that it ran a more secure 2016 presidential campaign than the rival Democratic National Committee (DNC). Read more...

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