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A Colombian Hacker Shares His Experience Working in Politics—and Rigging Elections - Truthdig


A Colombian Hacker Shares His Experience Working in Politics—and Rigging Elections - Truthdig - Bloomberg explains in detail the types of tactics Sepúlveda used for his “jobs,” noting that he often worked for political consultant Juan José Rendón (something Rendón denies). Hacking such things as travel schedules, email databases and phone calls, Sepúlveda employed “a rotating group of 7 to 15 hackers” from throughout Latin America. While he often chose hackers to gather a variety of different skills, The Huffington Post notes that Sepúlveda himself was a pro at “cognitive hacking,” described as a way that a hacker “attempts to change people’s perception of reality.” This is illustrated many times throughout the Bloomberg piece:

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