Deep Root Analytics Downplays Giant Voter Data 'Oops'


A data contractor working on behalf of the Republican National Committee earlier this month allowed the personal data of 198 million voters to be exposed online, marking the largest ever leak of voter data in history, according to the cybersecurity firm that discovered the incident.
Deep Root Analytics left 1.1 terabytes of sensitive information — including names, home addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers and voter registration information — on a publicly accessible Amazon Web Server, according to UpGuard.

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Britain is developing a hybrid rocket engine that can reach five times the speed of sound

British defense contractor BAE Systems, one of the world’s foremost purveyors of futuristic defense technologies, just officially announced that it plans to invest roughly $31.7 million to help develop a hybrid rocket engine with Britain’s Reaction Engines Limited.

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Apple boots contractor Skanska from Campus 2 project – report [u]

Swedish contractor Skanska AB will reportedly not be allowed to continue working on Apple’s multi-billion dollar “spaceship” campus once its current projects are completed, a move that could be related to rising costs and delays in construction.



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Edward Snowden hails Apple as 'pioneering' for iOS 8 security measures

Whistleblower and former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden lauded Apple for enabling measures like default full-disk encryption in iOS 8, in a rare editorial published on Friday.



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Apple hires new general contractor to finish Campus 2 interior

Apple is signing on a new general contractor to help finish Campus 2, the company’s upcoming ring-shaped headquarters being constructed in Cupertino, Calif., according to a Monday report.



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NSA leaker Edward Snowden refuses to use Apple's iPhone over spying concerns – report

Infamous former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, responsible for leaking thousands of pages of classified intelligence documents from the secretive spy organization, reportedly believes that the iPhone contains “special software” that can be remotely activated by authorities for intelligence gathering purposes.



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