Former Speaker of the House and current Democrat minority leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) warned House Democrats to change their cellphone numbers after a Russian hacker released members’ personal information on Friday. Pelosi also revealed that she received dozens of “sick” and “obscene” phone calls due to the hack.
Daily Mail Reports:
Pelosi told Democratic lawmakers that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and other Democratic Party entities were the target of ‘an electronic Watergate break-in’ after personal and official information of Democratic House members and congressional staff was posted online.
As a result, a mix of personal and official information of Democratic members and hundreds of congressional staff, purportedly from a hack of the DCCC, was posted online, Pelosi said.
A hacker who calls himself Guccifer 2.0 took credit for posting the information Friday night.
He had claimed responsibility for the recent hack of Democratic National Committee emails, which roiled the Democratic National Convention last month.
Pelosi said she was flying from Florida to California when she heard about the posting of information such as cell phone numbers
‘Upon landing, I have received scores of mostly obscene and sick calls, voicemails and text messages,’ Pelosi said in her letter to colleagues. ‘Please be careful not to allow your children or family members to answer your phone or read incoming text messages. This morning, I am changing my phone number and I advise you to do so as well. ‘
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