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Some SuperPAC Websites Are Not Super-Secure

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Nov
2016
Some SuperPAC Websites Are Not Super-Secure

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New research found gaping security holes in several SuperPAC public websites – from weak or nonexistent encryption and open ports to old and outdated server platforms.

Security firm UpGuard assessed the security postures of top SuperPACs active in the 2016 US election, and rated them with a FICO-like score between 0 and 950, with 950 as the most secure. UpGuard found scores as low as 266 for the Conservative Solutions PAC, and 409 for Priorities USA Action, to scores as high as 836 for both Rebuilding America Now and NextGen Climate Action.

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