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Could Hackers Create October Surprise for Clinton?

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Yet current and former officials acknowledge that constructing a public response isn't an instant task. Merely preparing a declassified explanation of who perpetrated an attack or readying economic sanctions takes weeks. Bringing criminal charges — as the Justice
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“I’m sure they’re cognizant of [the] timeline,” said Nathaniel Gleicher, who served as director for cybersecurity policy at the White House National Security Council until last October, and is now head of cybersecurity strategy at Illumio. “That doesn’t mean that they’re going to take action sooner or later.”

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It is amazing how scared the DNC camp is right now and that goes to show you that they have a lot to hide. If they were running a clean camp they would not care about all of this speculation of information being out there. We have already seen that they are doing whatever they want to win and I am so happy there is someone out there letting us know just how fowl they are.
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I think the hackers of today can create a nightmare situation for anyone if they have the motivation. There is so much information floating around out there to be stolen and montaged that anyone could be made out to be villain or saint with relative ease.
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As Raffi Khatchadourian explained in a New Yorker profile of the WikiLeaks founder in 2010, “Assange, despite his claims to scientific journalism, emphasized to me that his mission is to expose injustice, not to provide an even-handed record of events.” To Assange, Khatchadourian wrote, “Leaks were an instrument of information warfare.”
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