Election app possibly exposed ‘treasure trove’ of personal data from every Israeli voter

An election app used by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political party may have exposed the personal information of about 6.5 million voters, the country’s entire national voting registration.

Likud, like other political parties in the country, was given access to a copy of the national voting registration for use in campaigning in the lead-up to the March 2 election. According to Haaretz, a programmer noticed a breach in the software that could have publicized voters’ names, ID numbers, addresses, and other personal information.

The developer of the app, Elector, said that the error was quickly addressed. There is no indication
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