BlackRock leak exposes private data of 20,000 advisers

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BlackRock leak exposes private data of 20,000 advisers

A data leak revealed last week at BlackRock exposed names, email addresses and other information of about 20,000 advisers who are clients of the asset manager, including 12,000 at LPL Financial, the largest independent broker-dealer. The personal data leak manifested as links to three separate spreadsheet documents via the firm's website, each containing the names, email addresses and assets in the iShares exchange-traded funds (ETF) investment portfolio scheme, Bloomberg reports. "Blac...

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