Hillary Clinton aides worried about private email use in 2011

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Clinton speaks at the Community Forum on Substance Abuse at The Boys and Girls Club of America campaign event in Laconia New HampshireBy Jonathan Allen and Megan Cassella NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A hacking attack on Google’s Gmail service in 2011 prompted Hillary Clinton and her aides to worry about the security of private email accounts widely used by government officials who found their “antiquated” government-issued laptops inefficient. Clinton’s use of a private email account connected to a server in her New York home while she led the State Department now hangs over her campaign to become the Democratic nominee for the November 2016 presidential election. The seemingly prophetic concern is revealed in the latest batch of Clinton’s emails released by the State Department, the fifth release in a monthly series set to last until January 2016 under a schedule ordered by a federal judge.

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