Deconstructing the Bush Family Hack

The email hack over the weekend that exposed personal emails and photos about the former presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush did not access the email accounts of the ex-presidents themselves, but instead infiltrated the accounts of six other people connected to the family, ostensibly to obtain information about the the ex-presidents. Unlike many high-profile hacks, this was not born from espionage or extortion, but from a desire for bragging rights.

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