Hacker or group of hackers called 'Gussifer 2.0' stoled the personal information from the democratic congressional campaign committee including the democrats, and lowmakers' chiefs of staff, schedulers and legislative directors. Many U.S. intelligence officials believe that this issue is mostly caused by the hackers backed by the Russian government. However, they don't have any evidence to suppoert this allegation.
Data were allegedly stolen from the democratic congressional campaign committee by hacker or group of hackers called 'Gussifer 2.0'
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p1 Congressional Democrats on Saturday scrambled to assess the scope of an unprecedented leak that revealed the personal cellphone numbers and some email addresses of nearly 200 current and former democrats in the house of representatives.
Unprecedented Never done or known before
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p2 It contains the peorsonal information of lawmakers and senior staff members. all House Democrats were invited to participate in a phone call with a senior representative from congress's sergeant at arms office as well as cybersecurity experts.
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p6 the spreadsheet that has the information had been taken off the WordPress's 'Guccifer 2.0's website.
p7 WordPress had removed that post in one hour because it had violated the service's policies throuth a "privacy violation"
p8 This incident has national security implications. Uf foreign spy network obtained this information, it could attempt to crack into the email accounts or try to monitor phone traffic.
p10 many of that information appear to be accurate, but some of them are dated.
get to the bottom of find the truth
consequences a result or effect of an action or condition
trove = treasure trove
p15 The Guccifer's Twitter account sent a message to the Journal, "I will not disclose my whereabouts for the safety reasons, I have a full achieve of docs and emails rom the dccc server"
p16 Many U.S. intelligence officials believe that this issue is mostly caused by the hackers backed by the Russian government.
backed by = supported by
p17 Russians officials have denied any involvement
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- The house of representattives
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