Hacker swiped personal info on thousands of party backers
JUNE 17–Though the Democratic National Committee contends that no financial, donor, or personal information was stolen during the breach of its computer networks, that claimis belied by an assortment of internal party documents provided to TSG by “Guccifer 2.0,” the vandal who has claimed credit for the hacking.
The hacker forwarded an assortment of Excel spreadsheets containing the names, e-mail addresses, occupations, and phone numbers of thousands of individuals, many of whom are listed as Democratic donors.
According to metadata embedded in the spreadsheets, the documents were created by various Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee staffers.
The pilfered records include entries as recent as April, proof that “Guccifer 2.0”was recently rooting around in the DNC’s system. The hacker has ignored TSG questions about why the DNC was targeted (or whether the incursion was a Russian intelligence operation, as suspected by…
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