If the technology failure at the heart of the Iowa caucus debacle seemed bad, consider that an app used by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party just exposed personal data on more than 6.4 million Israelis - in other words, the entirety of the country’s voter database.
Likely at fault, according to a report in Haaertz, is a misconfigured Election Day app, Elector, that the party uses to manage election day. Political parties are allowed to download the registry under strict privacy and usage requirements. But an app flaw seemingly allowed anyone to download it.
Exposed was voters’ personal information, including names, addresses and identity card numbers as well as phone numbers and gender.
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