New York Post: “State Dept. whistleblower has email hacked, deleted”

publicerad 31 december 2013
- av NewsVoice


New York Post: The personal e-mail account of a State Department whis­tle­­blower was hacked, and four years worth of messages — some detailing alleged wrongdoing at the agency — were deleted, The Post has learned.

Text: S.A. Miller | December 30, 2013 | Photo: Shutterstock

The computer attack targeted the Gmail account of Diplomatic Security Service criminal investigator Richard Higbie, his lawyer, Cary Schulman, confirmed.

“They took all of his e-mails and then they deleted them all,” said Schulman. He said that he could not prove who was responsible for the hack job, but said the attack was “sophisticated” and called the targeting of Higbie “alarming.”

“Obviously, somebody is not happy with something he’s doing and wanted to get that information and also cause him an inability in the future to have ready access to that,” Schulman said.

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  • Märkligt då alla Gmail-konton backas upp kontinuerligt.
    Det borde vara en småsak att få Google att återställa allt raderat.
    Dvs. om det inte är Google själva som beordrats att radera allt förstås.

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