Breach Exposes Cambridge Analytica’s Tools, Ties

Security researchers from UpGuard claimed to have discovered this week an unsecured code repository belonging to a Canadian political data firm which had exposed ties to Cambridge Analytica, the embattled analytics firm at the center of Facebook’s privacy scandal.

According to UpGuard’s Chris Vickery, the data warehouse owned by AggregateIQ (AIQ) revealed numerous apps, data management programs, databases, and ad trackers that could have been used to target and influence users.

Information from the repository also showed that AIQ had built a software for Cambridge Analytica named Ripon, which was supposedly used for Ted Cruz’s 2016 GOP campaign.   

Source: ZDNet

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