Democratic officials think malware embedded in Wikileaks documents are targeting Democratic officials, a leaked email suggests.
The email, obtained by Politico, says some officials have already been breached and impersonated by attackers on Twitter and other sites.
A number of chairs and state parties have been victims of hacks and impersonation recently, said a mass email sent by Raymond Buckley, president of the Association of State Democratic Chairs.
Provocatively titled Security Alert: Please Do Not Search Wikileaks!
, the message was sent to state Democratic leaders around the country.
Due to the potential of malware attached to the site, we are under advisement from interim DNC Chair Donna Brazile to stay away in the interest of maintaining some security.