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Month: June 2017

Voter Records

Voter Records

On June 12, 2017, media outlets in the U.S. began reporting the news that information on over 200 million registered voters was accidentally exposed online due to poor security measures.  The data, which was stored on a publicly accessible cloud server, included 1.1 terabytes of unsecured personal information including names, dates of birth, addresses, phone numbers, voter registration details, as well as data described as “modeled” voter ethnicities and religions.  The disclosure exposed the personal details of over 61% of…

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Sharing A Cell Phone Number

Sharing A Cell Phone Number

During a recent trip out of town, I met with a real estate broker to inquire about home prices in the area and also get a contact for a local attorney who may be able to help with purchasing property in a non-traditional, private manner.  The broker I met worked for a well known firm, one that caters to high end clients worldwide.  For the purpose of this article, her name was “Megan”, and she proved to be very knowledgeable…

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