Illinois online voter registration portal hacked, information compromised

The state board of elections is reviewing just to what extent a hacker breached its online voter registration system.

Illinois State Board of Elections General Counsel Ken Menzel said something flagged a breach in the online voter registration portal on July 12. He said the compromised information could be wide-ranging.

“It would be a name and address, a date of birth, and the last four digits of one’s Social Security number, if that’s what’s you used as your identification when you registered; a driver’s license number, if that’s what the voter used when they registered to vote,” Menzel said.

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