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A data cybersecurity breach of EasyVote Solutions has now exposed Georgia voters’ registration information

Exploit: Misconfiguration

EasyVote Solutions: Voting Software Company

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Risk to Business: 1.561 =Severe

EasyVote Solutions has exposed some voter and poll worker data. The data was left unguarded and easily accessible on the internet. The software company says that exposed information does not include full voting records or registrations. The breach was discovered by South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) internet researchers. SLED and the FBI are investigating.

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Individual Risk: 1.772 =Severe

Exposed data for voters can include names, addresses, races and dates of birth. Exposed data for poll workers may include those details plus identity documents, Social Security numbers and financial data.

Customers Impacted: 3,000 so far

How It Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Misconfiguration and sloppy security aren’t uncommon mistakes, but they’re always a problem and could be an expensive regulatory disaster in some industries.

Source: Govtech