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Major Email Hack and Could've Been Prevented
Jan 10th, 2017 at 1:39pm
 
The Podesta email hack could've been completely avoided. A typo seems to be the root cause for the hack. Podesta received tons of emails, so many aides on the campaign had access to the account. One email looked suspicious, so an aide wrote out to a technician, "This is a legitimate email, and John [Podesta] needs to change his password immediately, and ensure that two-factor authentication is turned on [for] his account". Another aide had clicked the link in the email and changed the password. The word "legitimate" was supposed to be "illegitimate", and the link in the email?
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