Do you remember a few months back when a massive number of Yahoo email accounts got hacked? Before that happened, Hillary Clinton’s most trusted aide Huma Abedin forwarded government emails and passwords to a Yahoo email account. Not too smart.
The Daily Caller reports:
Abedin Forwarded State Passwords To Yahoo Before It Was Hacked By Foreign Agents
Huma Abedin forwarded sensitive State Department emails, including passwords to government systems, to her personal Yahoo email account before every single Yahoo account was hacked, a Daily Caller News Foundation analysis of emails released as part of a lawsuit brought by Judicial Watch shows.
Abedin, the top aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, used her insecure personal email provider to conduct sensitive work. This guarantees that an account with high-level correspondence in Clinton’s State Department was impacted by one or more of a series of breaches — at least one of which was perpetrated by a “state-sponsored actor.”
The U.S. later charged Russian intelligence agent Igor Sushchin with hacking 500 million Yahoo email accounts. The initial hack occurred in 2014 and allowed his associates to access accounts into 2015 and 2016 by using forged cookies. Sushchin also worked for the Russian investment bank Renaissance Capital, which paid former President Bill Clinton $500,000 for a June 2010 speech in Moscow.
A separate hack in 2013 compromised three billion accounts across multiple Yahoo properties, and the culprit is still unclear.
What was she thinking? Hillary’s team was very sloppy with sensitive information. It’s a good thing they’re not running the country now.