Some San Diegans’ personal information provided to Jewish Family Service exposed online

Morgan Cook reports:

Jewish Family Service of San Diego, a prominent nonprofit aid organization, exposed thousands of messages, some with identifying information from people seeking help with everything from paying rent to escaping abusive relationships.

The social-services charity, which helps people in crisis regardless of their faith, learned of the data breach Monday night, after a San Diego Union-Tribune reporter stumbled upon the material online. More than 5,000 messages submitted through the public contact form on the organization’s websites over the past two years were made public.

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