So the list grows. Started by a law firm..at the request of BofA. Unless this was gov’t sanctioned there’s already tons of folks needing to get irons. So far there’s been zero mention of a court order so this is all an illegal attempt. So the question remains. Who’s more dangerous…the “hackers” or the mammoth corporations who apparently can do illegal attacks with near impunity?
Among the files pulled from those 50,000 stolen emails are what appear to be suggestions by the firm and its collaborators about how WikiLeaks could be weakened, sabotaged or shut down. The emails suggest the three security firms were pulled together at the request of the law firm Hunton & Williams. One month into the talks, Booz Allen Hamilton was also brought in as a consultant, as the New York Times reported in January.