DNC Emails from WikiLeaks Pose Massive Privacy Threat to Donors


July 24, 2016

The world looks at WikiLeaks as a source for exclusive information from the secret world of governments running the world and the world’s elite — While there is absolutely no doubt about the stunning revelations from Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks the latest trove of leaked Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails are massive privacy threat to innocent people like the donors of Democratic party.

WikiLeaks recently leaked 19,252 emails and 8,034 attachments from the top of the US Democratic National Committee calling it ”part one of our new Hillary Leaks series” but the problem is that the leaks also include highly personal information of donors such as first and last names, full address, zip codes, phone number, email address, occupation, employer, credit card data and donated amount. That’s not all, the plain-text data also includes passport numbers, IP addresses and system details of the client such as operating system and browser info.

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