Skip to comments.British Teen Gained Access to Intelligence Ops in Afghanistan, Iran Pretending to Be CIA Head
Posted on 01/25/2018 1:18:34 PM PST by nickcarraway
British 15-year-old gained access to intelligence operations in Afghanistan and Iran by pretending to be head of CIA, court hears A 15-year-old gained access to plans for intelligence operations in Afghanistan and Iran by pretending to be the head of the CIA to gain access to his computers, a court has heard.
From the bedroom of the Leicestershire home he shared with his mother, Kane Gamble used social engineering where a person builds up a picture of information and uses it manipulate others into handing over more to access the personal and work accounts of some of America's most powerful spy chiefs .
The teenager persuaded call handlers at an internet giant that he was John Brennan, the then director of the CIA, to gain access to his computers and an FBI helpdesk that he was Mark Giuliano, then the agencys Deputy Director, to re-gain access to an intelligence database.
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Good grief!......................What kind of security doe we have that a 15 year old from across the pond can get thru it that damn easily!??!?!?!?!?!?!?!?..................
“The teenager persuaded call handlers at an internet giant that he was John Brennan, the then director of the CIA”
Really inspires confidence in both the Intel community and “internet giants” when they’re social engineered by a kid.
I would at least give her a job......................
With a very distinct Leicestershire British accent!!!
It was done in O’Dumbo’s administration. No further info needed.
It doesn’t matter who, just that it happened, and easily......If she could do it, who else did it and how much intel did they steal?..........................
Hard to tell theses days..................
OLD TIMEY BUMP
North Carolina Man Pleads Guilty to Hacking Senior U.S. Government Officials
1/6/2017, 6:41:12 PM · by Brad from Tennessee · 11 replies
FBI ^ | January 6, 2017
ALEXANDRIA, Va. Justin G. Liverman, 24, of Morehead City, North Carolina, pleaded guilty today for his role in a harassment scheme that targeted senior U.S. government officials. Livermans plea admits guilt to a conspiracy to commit unauthorized computer intrusions, identity theft, and telephone harassment. According to the statement of facts filed with the plea agreement, beginning in November 2015, Liverman conspired to attempt to intimidate and harass U.S. officials and their families by gaining unauthorized access to victims online accounts, among other things. For example, Liverman publicly posted online documents and personal information unlawfully obtained from a victims personal...
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