« "Zoey" Tur, a Transgender Woman Who Used To Be (and Some Might Say, Still Is) a Man, Accuses Hyperprog Daughter Katy Tur of Being "Transphobic" and Insufficiently Dedicated to Trans Cause "In These Alt-Right Times" | Main | Jim DeMint Continues Arguing For a Convention of the States »
June 13, 2017

Huh: Super-Pro-Trump Russians Also Tried to Hack Heritage Foundation, Dubbed "Trump's Think Tank," Shortly Before Election

It's almost as if Russians were trying to generally undermine democracy in America, as they've been doing for 70 years, sometimes with direct cooperation by Democratic Senators.

The same hackers believed to have been behind the hacking of the Democratic National Committee and Clinton campaign chair John Podesta targeted employees at the conservative Heritage Foundation during the run-up to the 2016 election, The Daily Caller has learned.

The influential nonprofit worked closely with the Trump transition team both before and after the election, and was dubbed "Donald Trump’s think tank" by CNN. The Trump campaign relied on Heritage’s research for policy ideas, a fact that the nonprofit proudly promoted on its website.

Heritage alerted employees to the phishing attempts in an email just two weeks before the election, adding that the FBI had contacted Heritage about the phishing attempts.

I'm sure this will merit intense coverage from the usual suspects.


digg this
posted by Ace at 06:22 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
illiniwek: "I believe Lena, when she says she molested her sis ..."

IC: "damn! ..."

redenzo: "Uuhhsh ..."

IC: "hah! I am first? ..."

TheQuietMan: "Unnoticed in all of this is the fact that his beha ..."

Cold Civil War: "Now that is a rich headline, Sefton. Love it. Plan ..."

TexasDan[/i]: "314 Texas Dan - I think that the gratification com ..."

Minnfidel: "The whole turkey pardon thing. Well, yea, at some ..."

Hadrian the Seventh: " Doing things doesn't bother guys. Being second g ..."

dananjcon: "Charlie Rose is that old, wrinkled-ass curmudgeon ..."

ALH: "Drudge has a link to an article saying that ISIS h ..."

Gumdrop Gorilla is fan of Professor Chaos: "I still wish Trump would have refused to pardon th ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64