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California Gun Owner Leaks: Riverside County Sheriff Requests Investigation: "About Us"

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The Riverside County Sheriff's Office has released a data leak that disclosed the name of the citizen who applied for it and personal information, followed by aCalifornia Department of Justice"detailed and thorough". We are requesting an investigation. " To hide and carry weapon permits. 

The leak that occurred while the State Department of Justice was updating the Firearms Dashboard Portal on Monday was inRiverside Countybetween 2011 and 2021. It affected everyone who applied for such a permit. Say. 

"This public portal was supposed to allow access to limited information only, but the names, addresses, dates of birth, and dates of CCW applicants and permit holders. Other personal information was also disclosed in some way, "said the Sheriff's Office. Said in a statement.  

"The information was available on the portal within 24 hours before the DOJ was notified of the data breach, but the information was copied and posted on the Internet by others. It was enough time to see. "Added. 

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The Riverside County Sheriff's Department said the data breach affected those who applied for concealed and carry weapons permits over a 10-year period.

The Riverside County Department of Justice has stated that the data breach was affected. To do. (iStock)

As a result, theRiverside County Sheriff's Department"requests a detailed and thorough investigation of the DOJ. ". Identify why and why this information was published. 

"Community member safety and security are our top priorities and we promise to hold DOJ accountable by demanding peace of mind and preventative plans. Citizens are not at risk from future criminal or negligent data breaches. " 

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The California Department of Justice says "information exposed included names, date of birth, gender, race, driver’s license number, addresses, and criminal history," but "Social Security numbers or any financial information were not disclosed as a result of this event."

California Department of Justice The Department of Justice said, "Public information includes name and date of birth. , Gender, race, driver's license number, address, criminal record were included, "but" as a result of this incident, social security numbers and financial information were not disclosed. "(Private Equity)

The California Department of Justice, which began its own investigation of the case, said, "We have notified individuals whose data has been made public with additional information. We will provide resources. " .. " 

California Attorney General Rob Bonta speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021.

California Attorney General Rob Bonta speaks At a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, August 17, 2021.(AP Photo / Rich Pedroncelli)

"Unauthorized disclosure of this personal information It's unacceptable and far below my expectations for this sector. " "I will soon begin investigating how this happened in the California Department of Justice and take strong corrective actions as needed.