The Biggest Hack Yet: Why A Leak Of Clinton Foundation Documents Is Imminent

Tyler Durden's picture

The DNC, the DNCC, even the NSA - there has been a surge of hacking over the past month, much of it blamed on Russia, yet the two perhaps most famous servers, Hillary's personal email server, and that of the Clinton Family Foundation, had somehow emerged unscathed. Or maybe not: according to Reuters, the Clintons' Charitable Foundation (which as we learned last week was the recipient of 96% of the Clintons' own donations) hired prominent security firm FireEye to examine the data systems "after seeing indications they might have been hacked."

While so far no message or document hacked from the New York-based Clinton Foundation has surfaced in public, this may change very soon. Recall how meticulously the ground was set for the Soros hack just days before DCLeaks revealed a treasure trove of Open Society Foundation documents. Today's Reuters report may server the same function.

One of the sources and two U.S. security officials said that like hackers who targeted the Democratic National Committee, Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and the Democrats' congressional fundraising committee, the hackers appear to have used “spear phishing” techniques to gain access to the foundation's network.  These techniques include creating bogus emails or websites in an effort to gain access to Clinton Foundation staffers’ emails and then to the foundation itself.

And, once again, Russia is being set as the "hacker" scapegoat. Reuters cites U.S. officials who said "the hackers used the same techniques Russian intelligence agencies or their proxies employed against the Democratic Party groups, which suggests that Russians also attacked the foundation." Ironically, the NSA insider who spoke to motherboard explicitly did so, to warn the world about the dangers of blaming every new hack on the Kremlin, especially since there is so far no actual confirmation Putin is behind these acts.

Kremlin officials dismissed as absurd the allegations of Moscow's involvement, which were made last month amid political party nominating conventions for the Nov. 8 election.

Neither former White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler, the Clinton Foundation’s principal lawyer, nor a spokeswoman for the foundation responded to requests for comment on the hacking and the precautions the organization has taken.

Officials with FireEye said the company could not discuss its clients.

So in case this is indeed just a preview of what is to come, what data is about to be released?

As Reuters notes, "although no documents have emerged, the attacks have left some Democrats and Clinton campaign officials worried that the hackers might have obtained emails and voice messages that could be used to reinforce Republican charges that donors to the Clinton Foundation were rewarded with access to Clinton and her aides while she was secretary of state or to her husband, former President Bill Clinton."

In other words, the hack will confirm what most have already known: the foundation granted favors in exchange for "speaking fees."

And another concern: hackers or outlets such as the anti-secrecy WikiLeaks website could release documents and emails damaging to her presidential campaign, several people familiar with the foundation's activities said.

Since the "people familiar" know precisely what will be released, it appears that Trump may be about to get another much needed polling boost, thanks to "Russian" hacker.

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Fidel Sarcastro's picture

Hacking these scum would be a blessing!

Croesus's picture

HACK THE PLANET!!! (h/t Hackers!...@ 2600: You have the skills...put an end to these creeps)  

 

38BWD22's picture

 

 

The Clinton News Network and affiliated friends in the MSM will just ignore any bad news re the Clintons.  They have lost their credibility probably forever.

Who will believe any "news" from them?  (Other than other sycophants and the terminally uninformed)

 

Four chan's picture

clinton cash for those who havent seen it yet.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=td2pyyCau30&list=RD7LYRUOd_QoM&index=9

 

decoder key speeches = payoffs kickbacks and bribes.

MillionDollarBonus_'s picture

As always, there are two sides to the story. The Clinton foundation funds charities and relief programs all over the world, and takes donations from anyone who is willing to help. Let me ask you a question - if you were facing a starving child in Africa, would you be able tell him that he couldn't eat because you weren't willing to take a generous donation from Saudi Arabia on petty moral grounds? There are real lives at stake here, and charity needs to be taken wherever it can be found. Squabbling over the character of the donors is only further undermining the desperate lives of the Clinton foundation's needy recipients.

Mr. Universe's picture

You have to admit, it's just like looking into Hillary's brain. The rationalizations are epic, insane, but epic.

WVHillbilly's picture

Gasp!!!!  Do you think a leak like this may make people begin to question the Clintons' inegrity?????

847328_3527's picture

Whenever moar bad news about Crooked Clinton hits the news you can be sure National Propaganda Radio will ignore it and bring on someone to discusss Cecil the Lion or some obscure book.

Americans don't seem to care about voting for corrupt poltiicans but when more juicy news about her is leaked, like he seizure disorder or massive weight gain, the public will read with interest.

None of the candidates, including the others who dropped out, are wonderful but Hillary is downright dangerous!

 

It is pretty funny that Jill Stein was beaten by the Haramba gorilla and Deez Nuts in that Texas election.

WordSmith2013's picture
"How does a woman with so many political liabilities, criminal allegations, physical deficits and obvious weaknesses run for president?"

http://stateofthenation2012.com/?p=46468

 

The Secret Plot Behind the Clinton Campaign

JRobby's picture

They will be saved for the debates in the event Hillary is healthy enough to participate (doubtful). Or if there will be no meaningful debates, released in October.

You can't make these plot lines up. "I dare you to try"

The Saint's picture
The Saint (not verified) JRobby Aug 18, 2016 12:59 PM

If the Clintons didn't do anything illegal or immoral they and the Democraps have nothing to fear from a document leak from their foundation.  Right?

Just the fact that they are worried should tell the voters that they HAVE DONE ILLEGAL AND IMMORAL THINGS.

DownWithYogaPants's picture

Africans need to feed their own.  If they can not then Darwin says they should die.

MDB would have us feed them till they spill over into our countries and take them down too. 

Yes I could let a little african child starve.  No problem.   If you can not feed em....don't breed em.

Why in fuck's name should I feed a kid whose OWN PARENTS won't?????? 

Nature is telling you something.  Liberals just won't listen.

 

eclectic syncretist's picture

I guess that explains why she's taking the next four days off. It's going to take a whole new smorgasbord of medications to deal with this latest mess.

loveyajimbo's picture

MDB, you are a imbecile, even for a Soros linked TROLL... so is your 69 position partner Chifre... the Clinton maggots donate around 8% of all "donations" (bribes) to actual "needy".  So much for their work helping starving kids and the desperate... 

BTW:  Chelsea Hubble gets $3 MILLION/year from the "foundation"... she is obviously not starving, is she.  Sant Claus they ain't.

eclectic syncretist's picture

No Shit! The Clitons will use Foundation funds to reserve a tricked out superjet and hand-deliver that starving kid in Africa an apple, even if it means layovers in Bora Bora, Bangkok (for Bill obviously), and every shoe store on the planet!!!

DeepFriedLizards's picture

MBD provides a valuable public service by reminding everyone that liberals are insane.  I appreciate his relentless effort.  As Captain "Redlegs" would say, "there ain't no end to doin good".

DownWithYogaPants's picture

Some say he is being ironic or sarcastic.  But he's not funny so I take him at his word.

Bay of Pigs's picture

Pretty sure he's a Tyler having fun and trolling. Lighten up bro, it's just a blog where people vent. Take nothing too seriously.

TeMpTeK's picture

MDB has been trolling for the most downvotes for yrs.. its his comedic schtick.. he takes the other side of the argument on every issue.

Katos's picture

Don't even mention the Billions bill has stolen from Haiti Relief fund around the world.  Preying on the poorest of the poor in the western hemisphere is despicable.  Their foundation is a complete fraud and a scam.  There are very specific Lawal that govern charities and tax free statues,  and I assure you the Clinton foundation has broken every law on the books. Racketeering,  mafia style. Break out the Rico  folders and let's get to work.

eatthebanksters's picture

That kid starving in Africa is probably a result of the warlord that rules the country staying in power becasue he paid off Bill and Hillary to give him an aura of legitimacy.   Dude, the Clintons give not a shit about starving kids...look what the fuck they did to Haiti.  If they can make money off a deal, that's all that matters to these psychos.

Uncertain T's picture

It's easy to check out any foundation ... just check GuideStar.com and look at the IRS Form 990

 

Or for a nice summary http://charlesortel.com/

Txpl9421's picture

Yeah, they are saints. Ask the people in Haiti. They despise the Clintons who raised tens of millions for earthquake relief. About $300 made it to the island.

oldmanofthesee's picture

Let me answer your question, thusly, asshat: Clinton's claim $10,000,000 in income in 2015. Claim they gave just under $1,000,000 to charity. Ninety-six percent of that went to the Clinton Foundation. Eighty-six percent of Foundation outlay went to Foundation salaries and travel expenses. Christ, I hope they hack it soon.

The Jackal's picture

I think if you read this article it will clear up some of those bullshit misconceptions you have there.

raeb's picture

C'mon MDB, you've got to to better than that.  You are slipping badly of late.

More Ammo's picture

Yep MDB, The cliton foundation is in the same catagory as bill gates and his micropenis foundation spreading deadly diseases Oh, sorry vaccinations all over Africa so they can bring them over here and spread them...

 

 

Looks like one got back to to the billclit huh???? Justice!

 

NewHugh's picture

"...charity needs to be taken wherever it can be found..." .  Yep that's how the other whores also justify their income...

fishpoem's picture

The usual rubbish. Ask the Haitians who were protesting on the streets after realizing that their "savior," Bang-her-again Billy, had totally sold out the relief effort to benefit his friends, donors, and relatives. Hillary's brother Tony, for instance, magically became a mining expert for the goofball mine that Clinton's pals created in Haiti. See: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/role-of-hillary-clintons-brother...  

Calling the Clinton Foundation a charity is like calling Al Capone a Catholic saint.

Zeno's Pledge's picture

pretty sure the "starving child" hasn't eaten anything yet - the MSM would be all over it 24/7 if such significant philanthropy was emanating from the "Foundation" - alas:

In a Foundation plots a kill queen doing shillary

no-belling with ol’ bumbler in military

with milked money mounting in exposed private servers

leaking and drip Fed to fooled frackinged workers

Hell tells there’ll be no bee denying 

that the great land of honey was being pilloried

 

buyingsterling's picture

Get serious. Even the hackiest leftist pukes know that the Clinton foundation is a scam. It wasn't mentioned at the demonrat convention for a reason.

But rest assured; if Screech wins you won't have to worry about patriots mucking up your country much longer, because we are seceding and starting our own. We have no obligation to be your f*cking slaves.

pods's picture

Still pimping the meme that Russia hacked the DNC?

"Repeat the lie often enough and it becomes the truth."

I forgot who said that, but they were right.

There are probably 10k Chinks beking paid by the state to hack any and everything on the planet to steal IP, anything on that?

<crickets>

pods

Things that go bump's picture

I think it was Hitler who said that.

Dr. Spin's picture

Hmmm, I see chinks in the armor...

;-D  

buyingsterling's picture

If these hacking techniques are so identifiable, why can't they stop them?

Doom Porn Star's picture

I want the information.

I prefer to be informed.

The whistleblower disseminating the truth is my friend.

The hacker that reveals the truth is my friend.

The low information/political correctness/social justice crew aren't interested in being educated.  

The truth is not for them because they don't care about or want the truth.

The truth is for you and I becasue we do care about the truth.

Lying is the foundation of corruption.

pods's picture

The truth is that pretty much everything you have been told is a lie and the USA is the lastest and greatest Empire the world has ever known.

It was built on the foundation of the marriage between Central Banking and the govenment.

And a most of the information pumped into you over the years is either misleading or outright false.

pods

eclectic syncretist's picture

Central banking and capitalism are mutually exclusive, after all.

Dancing Disraeli's picture

Actually, it was built on the Constitution.  The USA became the world's largest economy back in 1879.  The Fed didn't arrive until 1913.  The foundation was sound, but the subsequent international Jewish takeover killed it.

Croesus's picture

@ 38BWD22: 

The "Deep State" counts on INFOSEC & ITSEC experts to enable their goals, even though the Deep State's goals are opposed to REAL hackers, who recreate, and remake technology into what they want. 

The Deep State = Destroyers. (Drugs, Poverty, Endless War, Control Systems) 

Hackers = Creators. 

Support Creation. Support Innovation. Support Freedom. Support Liberty

In a truly free and open society, hackers would be not only encouraged, but well-funded, in order to further innovation for the benefit of humanity. 

It's not about money with hackers. It's not even about computers, with REAL hackers. 

"Hacker" is a CIA term, just like "Conspiracy Theorist"; a word or phrase that connotes negative meaning; a psychological play on words. 

REAL hackers consist of anyone who figures out a new way to do things, or a new way to re-purpose existing technology. 

Your Mother was a Hacker, when she figured out that she could use a clothespin to keep a bag of potato chips closed. "Hints by Heloise" is a hacker column in your local newspaper. "Hacking" is about what WE can do, to make things better, for EVERYBODY. Some folks are political, some are religious, but it doesn't change the fundamentals.  

zhletters AT hushmail Dot com

Doom Porn Star's picture

"It's not about money with hackers. It's not even about computers, with REAL hackers. 

"Hacker" is a CIA term, just like "Conspiracy Theorist"; a word or phrase that connotes negative meaning; a psychological play on words. 

REAL hackers consist of anyone who figures out a new way to do things, or a new way to re-purpose existing technology. 

Your Mother was a Hacker, when she figured out that she could use a clothespin to keep a bag of potato chips closed.  "

 

^^^THAT^^^

An aged and much respected stagehand one told me: 'The highly competent technician knows which tools to abuse to accomplish that for which proper tools are not available and/or do not exist.  It's called innovation or problem solving...'

Mr. Universe's picture

The Plague: There is no right and wrong. There's only fun and boring.

11b40's picture

And in the infantry, it's called field expedience.

Figure out how to get what you need from what you have.

froze25's picture

2600, I used to read that publication. Great stuff in it, very informative. Haven't hear it mentioned for sometime now. Last time I read that little booklet was back in 2004ish. Your definition of "hacker/Hacking" is spot on. Trump 2016