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Watercooler 6/16/16; DNC Hacked Edition

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DNC Hacked And Russians Promising Hillary’s Mail To Follow

If you hadn’t heard it by now the DNC had there servers thoroughly overrun the Russians and other hackers. For the party that bills itself as progressive they don’t seem to be keeping up very well.

” Russian government hackers penetrated the computer network of the Democratic National Committee and gained access to the entire database of opposition research on GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, according to committee officials and security experts who responded to the breach.

The intruders so thoroughly compromised the DNC’s system that they also were able to read all email and chat traffic, said DNC officials and the security experts.”

–Washington Post

Purported copies of the information have already made it to the web, following are some of the highlights.

The Smoking Gun, has their entire Trump playbook.  237 pages and probably still growing, there really is a mountain of dirt him.

Gucifer 2 is claiming credit and has excerpts and finance information up.: Note he is also claiming secret docs off Hillary’s.

Here is an excerpt detailing their plans to control the news cycle using a cooperative press

In related news Jullian Assange is promising to publish enough leaked information to get Hillary indicted

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says his next leak will virtually guarantee an indictment of Hillary Clinton.

In a recent interview with ITV, Assange said the whistleblowing website will soon be leaking documents that will provide “enough evidence” for the Department of Justice to indict the presumptive Democratic nominee. WikiLeaks has already published 30,322 emails from Clinton’s private email server, spanning from June 30, 2010 to August 12, 2014. While Assange didn’t specify what exactly was in the emails, he did tell ITV that WikiLeaks had “accumulated a lot of material about Hillary Clinton, which could proceed to an indictment.”

Assange hinted that the emails slated for publication contain additional information about the Clinton Foundation. He also reminded ITV’s Robert Peston that previously released emails contained one damning piece of communication from Clinton, instructing a staffer to remove the classification settings from an official State Department communication and send it through a “nonsecure” channel. Assange then pointed out that the Obama administration has previously prosecuted numerous whistleblowers for violating the government’s procedures for handling classified documents.

—U.S. Uncut

Have to wait to see if that’s the real deal or Assange being vindictive.


Quiz:

To go with today’s theme: How Safe Is Your Data ?

Drink up That’s it for the Watercooler today. As always it’s an open thread