Report: Clinton Foundation may have been hacked

Report: Clinton Foundation may have been hacked
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ocrats have been bracing themselves for more hacks as Wikileaks’ Julian Assange vows that more emails damaging to Hillary Clinton will be released in the near future.

Both the Democratic National Committee the to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee campaign platforms — which includes Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign platform — has discovered security breaches of their sustems.

Add to that a new report citing sources who claim that the Clinton Foundation may have also been hacked.

According to Reuters, the Foundation hired a security firm dubbed FireEye to survey its data systems after finding evidence of some kind of breach. Reuters adds:

One of the sources and two U.S. security officials said that like hackers who targeted the Democratic National Committee, Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and the Democrats’ congressional fundraising committee, the hackers appear to have used “spear phishing” techniques to gain access to the foundation’s network.

These techniques include creating bogus emails or websites in an effort to gain access to Clinton Foundation staffers’ emails and then to the foundation itself.

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