Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Koons' Site Hacked

The campaign of Nancy Rhoads Koons, Democratic candidate for Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, reports this:

As many of you have found out, yesterday, the "online donation" aspect of our web-service and website were shut down without authorization by a hacker. Conveniently, this came on the last day for donations in this reporting cycle.

According to the security department of the company handling our online donations, the hacker's purpose was not to seek credit card information, which the service does not keep on file. The purpose was to prevent donations from being made. This is a direct assault on democracy and the democratic process. Unfortunately, it is also politics as usual.

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