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A significant number of his victims, including Lord Fellowes, seem to have been targeted after their email addresses were found by Guccifer on a contact list of 900 names stolen from Tina Brown, the British-American editor of of Guccifer, whose identity is unknown to TSG, seems to have been as low-tech as it was effective.
After getting hold of emails, he used publicly available information about targets gleaned from sites such as Wikipedia to try to guess their password security questions.
A notorious hacker, whose targets have ranged from George W Bush to the Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein, has also accessed the emails of two members of the House of Lords, including the actor and writer Julian Fellowes, it has been claimed.
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His British targets also included the former Attorney General, Baroness Scotland – whose personal emails were accessed – and the City financier Sir Francis Brooke.
Emails leaked last year suggest that the hacker had focused on the prominent American dynasties such as the Bush family or the Rockefellers.
But a cache of documents handed to an American website, The Smoking (TSG), shows that Guccifer, who last year released hacked images of paintings by the former American President, was more prolific than previously thought.
The latest list of victims includes the director of Romania’s domestic intelligence service, the comedian Steve Martin and John Negroponte, the former US ambassador to the United Nations.
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