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Sat Jul 23, 2016, 12:23 AM Jul 2016

Wikileaks posts nearly 20,000 hacked DNC emails online [View all]

Source: Washington Post

Wikileaks posted a massive trove of internal Democratic National Committee emails online Friday, in what the organization dubbed the first of a new "Hillary Leaks" series.

The cache includes nearly 20,000 emails and more than 8,000 file attachments from the inboxes of seven key staffers of the DNC, including communications director Luis Miranda and national finance director Jordan Kaplan, according to the Wikileaks website. The emails span from January 2015 through late May and are presented in a searchable database.


A hacker known as Guccifer 2.0 claimed credit for handing the documents over to Wikileaks on Twitter. However, some experts have expressed skepticism about his involvement, citing differences between the data Wikileaks released and Guccifer 2.0's previous leaks of hacked data.

The Democratic Party has had its share of cybersecurity woes recently. Last month, the DNC acknowledged that its systems had been breached.


Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2016/07/22/wikileaks-posts-nearly-20000-hacked-dnc-emails-online/

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Post removed Post removed Jul 2016 #1
Is There A "Crickets" Meme? LovingA2andMI Jul 2016 #6
The Observer is owned by Donald Trump's family oberliner Jul 2016 #8
Thanks for pointing this out. Most people here don't realize that because it used to be pnwmom Jul 2016 #12
Joe conason bluedye33139 Jul 2016 #43
And a number of other good writers. But the Observer is now owned by Ivanka's husband pnwmom Jul 2016 #44
How about this instead...... marble falls Jul 2016 #23
You are posting an article from Donald Trump's son-in-law's newspaper oberliner Jul 2016 #7
It is impossible to have fair elections in a capitalist society elmac Jul 2016 #9
Oh, right. But it's so much more possible in places like Russia and China. pnwmom Jul 2016 #13
WikiLeaks releases thousands of documents about Clinton and internal deliberations bananas Jul 2016 #2
I doubt anybody cares about this shit. The_Casual_Observer Jul 2016 #3
You would care if you were one of the ordinary people whose credit card #, social security #, pnwmom Jul 2016 #5
I've been hacked before, the CC gets changed The_Casual_Observer Jul 2016 #10
Having your identity stolen can lead to YEARS of work getting your finances fixed. I've known people pnwmom Jul 2016 #11
Maybe 10 years ago. Not anymore The_Casual_Observer Jul 2016 #15
Wrong. The Department of Justice worries about this shit. pnwmom Jul 2016 #16
Cyberfraud is not Identity Theft. Duh. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Jul 2016 #20
Speaking as someone who currently works in finance... Sand Rat Expat Jul 2016 #30
Not so, will get breach notification from DNC. Justice Jul 2016 #29
This was criminal. They posted ordinary people's personal info -- their social security numbers, pnwmom Jul 2016 #4
+1 SunSeeker Jul 2016 #25
Bunch of loons gwheezie Jul 2016 #14
I am SO glad I didn't donate to Hillary!!!! Nt adigal Jul 2016 #37
What I understand: forgotmylogin Jul 2016 #17
This is about the DNC's email PatSeg Jul 2016 #19
Post removed Post removed Jul 2016 #24
This was mostly a Republican smear effort discntnt_irny_srcsm Jul 2016 #41
Ohhhh NO,,, EMAILS,,,,, Oh the horror of it all!,,Drink! Cryptoad Jul 2016 #18
why are Russians hacking DNC computers and then giving the info to Wikileaks? uhnope Jul 2016 #21
Russians want Trump to win because of his NATO comments among other things.... markj757 Jul 2016 #27
Was it late May that the DNC updated their security servers ? OnDoutside Jul 2016 #22
Life before email. Dkc05 Jul 2016 #26
Interesting timing. Just before the convention Evergreen Emerald Jul 2016 #28
yo bananas, whassup? long time no read. HR_Pufnstuf Jul 2016 #31
WikiLeaks Emails Show DNC Favored Hillary Clinton Over Bernie Sanders During The Democratic Primary cyberpj Jul 2016 #32
Wikileaks hits DNC ahead of convention, competes with Kaine VP nomination cyberpj Jul 2016 #33
DNC treatment of Sanders at issue in emails leaked to Wikileaks cyberpj Jul 2016 #34
Some sick stuff in there Arazi Jul 2016 #35
Post removed Post removed Jul 2016 #36
can you send me the letter Sanders sent the DNC? coyote Jul 2016 #38
Where it goes wrong is it's not unlike a rigged team contest by a fraternal organization HereSince1628 Jul 2016 #39
Clinton has an opportunity to show leadership Android3.14 Jul 2016 #40
Evidence of leadership would be a great way to improve the margin... discntnt_irny_srcsm Jul 2016 #42
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