Millions of US voter records for sale

An estimated 35 million voter records from 19 states are up for sale on a dark web forum, in what may be an inside job ahead of the mid-terms.

Anomali and Intel 471 researchers discovered a seller offering full names, phone numbers, physical addresses, voting history and other unspecified voting data.

Some 23 million records are up for sale for just three states, although no record counts were provided for the remaining 16 states. The sales price for each voter list ranges from $150 to $12,500 depending on the state.

A crowdfunding project is underway to pay the seller: a move which would offer the full lists for free to members of a particular hacking forum. Records for Kansas have apparently already been published, with Oregon next in line. Although access to state voter registration lists is provided to political campaigns, journalists and academic researchers, there are rules forbidding their use for commercial purposes or republishing online.

> Read entire article Millions of US Voter Records for Sale | Phil Muncaster | InfoSecurity

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