Tag Archives: Sarah Palin

Operation Payback Strikes against Sarah Palin

You do not get away with comparing WikiLeaks Julian Assange to the Taliban without ramifications–just ask Sarah Palin, whose political action committee website was cyber attacked this week after she urged the U.S. government to hunt the Australian down “with the same urgency we pursue al-Qaeda and Taliban leaders.” Anonymous, …

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Palin Email Hacker to Serve 366 Days in Jail

A man convicted of hacking former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s email account has been sentenced to 366 days in prison. David C. Kernell was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for intentionally accessing without authorization Palin’s email account, as well as obstructing justice. The U.S. district judge …

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Palin Email Hacker Wants Probabtion

A man convicted of hacking former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s email account has asked a federal judge to sentence him to probation, while federal prosecutors are pushing for him to get at least 18 months in prison, CNN reports. David Kernell’s fate will be decided today at a sentencing hearing …

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How to Track a Hacker

Bill O’Reilly, Paris Hilton and Sarah Palin have one thing in common, apart from being celebrities: They have all been victims of hacking. Although the media spotlight hit all three public figures, it was Palin’s bad fortune that got the most attention. Right before the presidential election in 2008, a …

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