California voter record database held to ransom

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California voter record database held to ransom

Contains sensitive information on millions.

Californian officials are investigating a report that an unprotected MongoDB database containing the names of every registered voter in the state has been discovered and is being held to ransom. Kromtech Security came across an database named cool_db containing 19.2 million voter records in ...

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