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Man Gets 18 Months Sentence for Hacking Clinton Foundation


A resident of Florida concerted but could not hack the Clinton Foundation resulting imprisonment for 18 months on Monday, although he might not see any extra time in the prison because he is already serving imprisonment for 42 years due to child pornography which was found by Secret Service after capturing a slew of computers and electronic equipment from his house in 2015.


According to a release from the office of U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Ronnie Abrams, Judge of U.S. District Court sentenced 44 year old Timothy Sedlak at a hearing in Manhattan.

Secret Service said that all the devices collected from the house of Sedlak were forfeited to the United States and out of which, 31 contained known hacking software like TeamViewer, John the Ripper and PasswordsPro. His defense claimed that these are relatively minor inconveniences because Sedlak never believed that his actions caused financial or actual harm.


Courthousenews.com posted on June 12th, 2017, stating that the hacking crime of computers led sleuths to images of Sedlak ill- treating sexually an infant of 1 year old and an infant of 3 year old sexually.


Sedlack said sorry to the people who were victimized by saying "I know, I have made them to be afraid for their privacy and made them to feel violated."


Although, government has not revealed the identities of victims, Kristy Greenberg, Assistant U.S. Attorney, said that Sedlack used hacking software strongly by using 22 computers on dozens of political organisations, law organisations and charities. One of them was Clinton Foundation and notes of Sedlak cited two members of same political family: Hillary Clinton and her daughter Chelsea.


The Clinton Foundation had to analyze the infrastructure of its network for possible compromises, especially when the organization has strong political connections and vulnerabilities could spoil campaigns. Sedlak also targeted investment firms, political organisations, law firms, online service providers and commercial businesses for more than a year.


FBI still probing alleged hacking of servers of Democratic Party by Russia, Miron was fast to differentiate that case with her client's. Currently Sedlak is a patient of Metropolitan Correctional Center at New York and likely to be reshuffled to a jail near to his household at Florida.

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