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Sun Nov 11, 2012, 03:20 AM

Anonymous May Have Hacked Petraeus Mistress

http://www.buzzfeed.com/zekejmiller/anonymous-may-have-hacked-petraeus-mistress
A Yahoo email account belonging to former CIA Director David Petraeus' mistress may have been compromised by the group Anonymous.
The personal email account, which other sources confirmed belongs to the writer and veteran at the heart of this week's Washington scandal, was revealed in the decentralized online group's publication of millions of email accounts of customers of the commercial intelligence company STRATFOR.
The email appears on a listing of accounts obtained by the group after they hacked and stole credit cards from the company. Anonymous also obtained email logins to STRATFOR's website — which potentially could have been used by Paula Broadwell for email or other secure sites — as well as correspondence.
It is not clear what, if any, information belonging to Broadwell may have been obtained by the Internet-based group, whose members style themselves "hacktivists" but whom authorities have pursued on a variety of charges.

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 03:23 AM

1. This would explain the FBI's involvement

The reason for which has not yet been made clear.

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Response to BainsBane (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 03:31 AM

2. Anonymous on Twitter has been tweeting out links to all these articles

They just tweeted one about an FBI whistleblower contacting Eric Cantor before this was all made public. WTF? http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1112/83681.html#ixzz2BtiHnh65

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor spoke to an FBI whistle-blower two weeks ago who accused then-CIA Director David Petraeus of having an extramarital affair and potentially jeopardizing the security of classified information, according to a news report.
Cantor’s chief of staff, Steve Stombres, later spoke with FBI officials to pass on the accusations from the whistle-blower, the New York Times reported on Saturday night.


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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 04:19 AM

3. Is Broadwell a STRATFOR operative?

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Response to Downwinder (Reply #3)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 04:27 AM

4. The article states Broadwell was a customer of STRATFOR

whatever that means.....

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Response to octoberlib (Reply #4)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 04:35 AM

5. STRATFOR allows customers account access to their machines?

Would think it would be more secure to provide reports. Oh well, we know how secure they are.

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