Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Hack to the Future: Wikileaks Will be Publishing CIA Director's Hacked Emails

WikiLeaks may describe itself as an outlet for whistleblowers, but it’s never hesitated to publish stolen documents offered up by a helpful hacker, either. So it’s no surprise that it’s now leaked the pilfered files of the CIA’s director, John Brennan.

On Wednesday, the secret-spilling group published a series of selected messages and attachments from a trove of emails taken from Brennan’s AOL account. Though WikiLeaks hasn’t revealed its source, there’s little doubt the files were handed off by the self-described teen hackers calling themselves CWA or “Crackas With Attitude,” who claim to have hacked Brennan’s AOL account through a series of “social engineering” tricks.

“Today, 21 October 2015 and over the coming days WikiLeaks is releasing documents from one of CIA chief John Brennan’s non-government email accounts,” WikiLeaks writes in a simple statement. “Brennan used the account occasionally for several intelligence related projects.”


so far it looks like Wikileaks just doxxed Brennan's family.  What a bunch of assholes.

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