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Voter Fraud Commission Has Cybersecurity Concerns

Millions of people’s personal information could be at risk due to security flaws in the voter fraud commission. The data security issues came to light after a progressive advocacy group in Illinois, Indivisible Chicago, filed a public records request about the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program, and then posted the documents online. 

Cybersecurity experts point out several weaknesses, including the fact that the personal information on an insecure server. Morning Shift talks to Jessica Huseman, a ProPublica reporter covering national politics and civil rights, about Indivisible Chicago’s digging into the Crosscheck and what it shows about the government’s ability to keep voter information secure.

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