5 Most Damaging Online Hacks Of 2016

5. The Clinton Campaign - 5,000,000

Alex Brandon/AP

Hillary Clinton’s campaign network was breached by hackers targeting several large Democratic organisations in July. Nick Merrill - Hilary Clinton’s campaign manager - confirmed the hack in a statement. “An analytics data program maintained by the DNC, and used by our campaign and a number of other entities, was accessed as part of the DNC hack. Our campaign computer system has been under review by outside security experts. To date, they have found no evidence that our internal systems have been compromised,”

The FBI in a statement to the New York Times said that they ‘‘Working to determine the accuracy, nature, scope of these matters.’' As you can imagine this more than slightly damaged Hillary's campaign, with reports asking the question that if Clinton can’t keep her campaign safe, how can she keep the country safe? Luckily for her the furore has somewhat relented as Republican opponent Donald Trump's string of politically controversial statements continues to overshadow the Presidential race..


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