John McCain and Sarah Palin’s leaky data

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

The dramatic US election campaign brought with it a swathe of computer security stories this year.

Amongst other headlines, we saw Sarah Palin’s email account being hacked, malware posing as sex videos or victory speeches from Barack Obama, and spammers claiming John McCain had died from a heart attack.

Now word reaches us that the losing McCain-Palin team sold Blackberries to reporters last week still containing…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.