The WikiLeaks organization posted material Wednesday from what appears to be CIA Director John Brennan’s personal email account
The material presumably was taken in a compromise of Brennan’s email account by a hacker who told The New York Post he is a high school student protesting American foreign policy. The hacker claimed he posed as a Verizon employee and tricked another employee into revealing Brennan’s personal information.
John Brennan, CIA Director, and Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security, are victims of high school hacker on their AOL and Comcast accounts.
CIA says they knew about it. Really? Classic save face move? Do they think that sounds better? So, are we to believe they couldn’t stop it or that they just did nothing about it?
CNN reports Johnson apologized over the summer for getting a waiver to use personal email on government computers at the Department of Homeland Security — the civilian agency tasked largely with leading the federal government’s cybersecurity efforts. He called it a “whoops” moment and extended an existing ban to cover top officials who had sought waivers for their email access.Continue reading “CIA/DHS email hacked??? By a high schooler??”→