…it is believed that the breach also captured name, address, email and date of birth information provided by electors when applying for an express vote at the recent State and Legislative Council elections.
In case you haven’t heard online form creator “Typeform” had an extreme data breach recently where a “partial backup” of their data fell into the wrong hands.
The file contained details from a range of Typeform clients that are now being informed on a daily basis.
Tasmania’s electoral commission (TEC) appears to be another of those clients using five forms on their website collecting a variety of data including sensitive private information when applying for an express vote.
The TEC believe this breach affects approximately 4000 voters and is reviewing it’s data collection methods and use of third party services.