Minnesota blames faulty web portal for breach of 18 residents’ driver’s license information

AP reports:

Minnesota officials say driver’s license data on 18 residents was accessed after a password-protected portal was inadvertently opened online.

The Department of Public Safety said Monday the breach happened when a server update accidentally removed the authentication process to access the state’s driver’s license database. Two individuals used the portal 55 times between Aug. 2 and Aug. 24.

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