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I wonder how John Podesta missed this alert email from Google? #podestaemails @wikileaks

I wonder why MSM isn't talking about this ? sarc/off

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Anthony Watts / 3 hours ago October 20, 2016


There’s been lots of claims that “Russian Hackers” were at work in the hacking of Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager, John Podesta. While I can’t verify this one way or the other, I do know this – Google sends you an email alert if Gmail has been logged into from a different location and or device than what was normally being used. The process is describedhere (bold mine):

Google Sends Email Notifications for New Sign-ins
Google now sends email notification when you sign in to a Google account from a new device. Here’s an excerpt from Google’s notification:

“Your Google Account was just used to sign in from Chrome on Mac. Why are we sending this? We take security very seriously and we want to keep you in the loop on important actions in your account. We were unable to determine whether you have used this browser or device with your account before. This can happen when you sign in for the first time on a new computer, phone or browser, when you use your browser’s incognito or private browsing mode or clear your cookies, or when somebody else is accessing your account.”

So when hackers gained access to Podesta’s Gmail account, there should have been an email immediately generated that looked like this (my rendition based on an example Google sign-in alert):



That Google alert would include the IP address of where it was logged in from, which may or may not have been useful, as hackers likely would have been using an obfuscated IP on a proxy server or something similar to hide their identity. For those who don’t know, the IP address in the example above is the standard LAN base IP, so there’s no rabbit hole to go down there.

Even though Google allows you to turn off such alerts, at least one would have been generated before hackers could turn it off, unless of course Podesta had disabled alerts himself, which would have been an incredibly stupid move given his high-profile. Searching the Podesta emails at Wikileaks reveals no such email in the tranche (so far) that I can find, but hackers likely would have deleted it or not included it in their bulk download. Since it is known that Podesta gets emails on his cellphone, surely he would have seen it? We may never know, he may be too embarrassed to admit it if he did see it.

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Because they are incompetent in general.

How else can you explain the fact that the SOS would run her own private email server that isn't 24x7 attended/monitored?
 
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