Blogger Exposes Personal Data Protection Flaw on Macedonia’s Election Commission Website

Filip Stojanovski reports:

Ensuring that the next elections are free and fair is crucial to the return of democracy and stability in Macedonia. A young female blogger contributed to this process by discovering a flaw related to the government’s voters’ registry web app.


On the morning of February 10, [Kalina] Zografska published a blog post titled “Would you like to have a copy of the voters’ registry? Click here!” reporting that she had discovered a flaw that “leaves the voters’ registry free for the taking, including sensitive personal data of all citizens, such as the Unique Master Citizen Numbers, names, area of residence” on the official government body’s website.

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