Someone Hacked Into Email Accounts of the Bush Family, Who Apparently Still Use AOL
A hacker using the handle "Guccifer" hacked the email accounts of several members of the Bush family, including the AOL account of Dorothy Bush Koch, Bush 43's sister. Among the leaked information are a lot of home numbers and addresses for Bush family members and their kids, and two pictures of George W.'s self-portraits, one each in the bathtub and shower (they aren't nearly as salacious as that sounds).
Probably the most upsetting leaks are the photos and emails from December 2012, when the elder Bush was hospitalized. The pictures, stamped with a "GUCCIFER" watermark, show an the elderly ex-president in bed in a hospital gown, and in several emails family members begin to make plans for his funeral, which seemed imminent.
The Smoking Gun has interviewed the hacker responsible, who claims to have hacked hundreds of email accounts and long ago garnered the attention of "the Feds."
When asked about any investigation that he'd attract from this, his only response was "i have an old game with the fucking bastards inside, this is just another chapter in the game."
Sure enough, the AP has reported that the Secret Service is now investigating, so it looks like the game is afoot.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Observer's biggest stories.
- What's a Neighborhood Plus, Anyway?
Sun., Oct. 11, 3:25pm
Tue., Oct. 13, 7:30pm
Thu., Oct. 15, 6:30pm
Fri., Oct. 16, 7:05pm
- Ken Paxton Wants Dan Patrick to Do Scary Things to Women
- Oh, Brother, Between Hawk and the Democrats, This Is Getting Knee-Deep