Suspicious? FBI: Someone using secrecy software accessed account on Clinton server

Suspicious? FBI: Someone using secrecy software accessed account on Clinton server

[Ed. – It sounds like we don’t know enough to draw firm conclusions about this yet.  The FBI may know enough, but the public doesn’t.  That said, it’s certainly of concern, knowing all the classified secrets Hillary and her aides were slinging around via that server.]

An unknown individual using the encrypted privacy tool Tor to hide their tracks accessed an email account on a Clinton family server, the FBI revealed Friday.

The incident appears to be the first confirmed intrusion into a piece of hardware associated with Hillary Clinton’s private email system, which originated with a server established for her husband, former President Bill Clinton. …

According to the bureau’s review of server logs, someone accessed an email account on Jan. 5, 2013, using three IP addresses known to serve as Tor “exit nodes” — jumping-off points from the anonymity network to the public internet. …

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Tor, developed with support from the U.S. government, is used around the world to let people such as activists and journalists communicate and surf the Web without interference from oppressive regimes, but it has also drawn criticism for allowing hackers and criminals to evade law enforcement while peddling porn, drugs and stolen data.

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