Hackers examining a voting machine at the DefCon cybersecurity conference in Las Vegas in 2017.

“The programmer who revealed the breach, explained that visitors to the Elector app’s website could right-click to “view source,” an action that reveals the code behind a web page. That page of code included the user names and passwords of site administrators with access to the voter registry, and using those credentials would allow anyone to view and download the information. Mr. Bar-Zik, a software developer for Verizon Media who wrote the Sunday article in Haaretz, said he chose the name and password of the Likud party administrator and logged in. “Jackpot!” he said in an interview on Monday. “Everything was in front of me!””

Source : Israeli Voters: Data of All 6.5 Million Voters Leaked – The New York Times