Report: State Democrats Hacked, Impersonated


Hackers successfully breached state Democratic Party officials and impersonated some of them, according to a note from a group of Democratic chairpersons.

“A number of chairs and state parties have been victims of hacks and impersonation recently,” read the email, which was obtained by Politico. “Due to the potential of malware attached to the site, we are under advisement from [interim DNC] Chair [Donna] Brazile to stay away in the interest of maintaining some security,” the email continued. Raymond Buckley, president of the Association of State Democratic Chairs, added in a separate Facebook post that his Twitter account was recently hacked and that Facebook had warned him about someone pretending to be him and attempting to delete his profile. Read more at POLITICO.