A ransomware crew might have stolen its entire voter roll
It's rather less ambitious than attempting to steal an entire election.
The US Capital's election agency says a ransomware crew may have stolen its entire voter roll, which includes the personal information of all registered voters in the District of Columbia. The DC Board of Elections (DCBOE) first became aware of the intrusion on October 5, when a criminal gang called RansomVC claimed to have …
They sell CDs with everything except SSN.
It's not exactly the voter role, it's the list of everyone with a driver's license, but that's not much different.
They warn you if you email a state agency, your email address becomes public record, and is available for sale.
I am not joking.
Voter registration information is public domain** so the headline shouldn't be "Ransomware gang steals voter roll" so much as "Voter roll not backed up properly".
(**Obviously some information -- SSN, driver's license, signature images and so on wouldn't be part of the public facing part.)