Report: Email account of former CIO of intelligence agency hacked

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The former deputy CIO tasked with managing the U.S. Department of Defense's foreign military intelligence efforts has had his personal email account hacked, according to Gawker.

Roy Apseloff, who before retiring last month also carried the title of vice deputy director for information management for the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), was reportedly exposed by “Guccifer,” a hacker who has claimed to have previously hijacked the email accounts of the Bush family in February.

The news of Apseloff being hacked surfaced on Thursday when Gawker published email exchanges, scantily-clad photos from female acquaintances and other personal photos that Guccifer submitted to the media outlet.

In addition to the communications, Guccifer shared other documents stolen from Apseloff's hacked computer, like an appraisal of his home and work-related emails where he admits to a friend that his agency was “very involved” in the WikiLeaks affair, and had to beef up its network to “prevent something like that from happening to [them].”

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