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On Your Side Alert: Voter information may have been leaked after data breach

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV/WWBT) -

An ethical hacker discovered a massive data file containing personal information on 191 million voters left unsecured online because no one would take responsibility for the data, according to cyber expert Theresa Payton.

The information included voter names, gender, phone numbers, home addresses, dates of birth, political parties, whether they voted in the primary or general elections going back to 2000 and other personal data.

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