Spy chief's personal accounts hacked

Director of US National Intelligence, James Clapper, pictured during a meeting at the National Counterterrorism Center in McLean, Virginia, in December 2015US spy chief James Clapper’s personal online accounts have been hacked, his office confirmed, a few months after CIA director John Brennan suffered a similar attack. Clapper’s Office of the Director of National Intelligence confirmed the hack on Tuesday but refused to provide details. A teen hacker who goes by “Cracka” claimed to have hacked Clapper’s home telephone and Internet accounts, his personal email, and his wife’s Yahoo email, online magazine Motherboard reported.

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