Chicago voter info vulnerable to hackers

Tuesday, 24 October 2006, 1:49 PM EST

The city is investigating a security glitch in its elections Web site that hackers could have used to swipe Social Security numbers and the personal information of about 1.3 million voters, officials said.

It wasn't immediately clear if anyone actually stole or misused any of the information, Chicago Board of Elections spokesman Tom Leach said.

At the Washington Post.

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