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Two days after someone broke into the email account of vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, unknown intruders have hacked the website of conservative commentator Bill O\'Reilly and posted personal details of more than 200 of its subscribers.
The breach into BillOreilly.com came as retaliation for remarks O\'Reilly made on Fox News condemning the attack on Palin\'s Yahoo email account
Originally posted by ninthaxis
Well, Fox News was given advance warning of this, and for some reason, the "group" of crackers (being as cracker is the official term for this type of behaviour not hacker as people commonly think), choose to attack O'Reilly. This is not related to the Palin thing at all, aside from it being a computer crime.
The breach into BillOreilly.com came as retaliation for remarks O'Reilly made on FoxNews condemning the attack on Palin's Yahoo email account, according to Wikileaks, a site that makes it easy for whistleblowers, hackers and anyone else to leak documents.
Originally posted by JaxonRoberts
There is no indication that Palin was using the Yahoo account for 'Official Business'
According to Wired News, Amy McCorkell, author of one of the messages to Governor Palin and a member of the Governor's Advisory Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, confirmed that her message was authentic.
Although it has been public knowledge that Gov. Palin used private e-mail accounts to conduct state business since before her nomination as Republican vice presidential candidate, the hacked e-mail account, the revealed contents of its correspondences and the possible public records violations they represent