SC Magazine: Exactis breach exposes 340M records, may compel GDPR-like reg in U.S.

June 28, 2018 — The data broker left personally identifiable information of millions of Americans vulnerable.

Robert Capps, VP at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by SC Magazine, disclosing that a 2 TB file owned by data company, and marketing firm Exactis, containing hundreds of millions of records was left vulnerable for a long time, and was likely breached. The database was exposed by a security researcher, who commented that it had “pretty much every U.S. citizen in it.”

If U.S. citizens did not think their personal information has ever been compromised, this should convince them it definitely is
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