Mitt Romney’s private email account hacked?

By | June 6, 2012

Source: Help Net Security

by Zeljka Zorz

In this article “The private Hotmail and Dropbox accounts of Mitt Romney, Massachusetts governor and Republican Party presumptive nominee for President of the United States in the 2012 election, have allegedly been compromised by a currently unknown individual.

The “hacker” sent an email to the popular Gawker website, explaining where he or she discovered the existence of the email address, that he or she guessed the correct answer to the security question “What is your favorite pet?”, then accessed the account and reset the password.

Apparently, the same password was used to secure Romney’s Dropbox account.”

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