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US National Intelligence Council Head's Personal Email Hacked

Christopher Kojm, the chairman of the US National Intelligence Council (NIC), had his personal email hacked into by the hacker that goes by the name Guccifer. Guccifer accessed email exchanges between Kojm and 9/11 Commission members, as well as emails that contained his banking information, as well as documents covering the latest Obama administration's transition earlier this year. This is not the first attempt to access the private communications of a political figure by the hacker. Guccifer has also claimed to hack into the accounts of other public people including US Senator Lisa Murkowski, General Colin Powell, and Sidney Blumenthal, a former advisor to Bill Clinton.

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