Skip to comments.Former Sen. Hassan Aide Stole Gigabytes Of ‘high Value’ Data
Posted on 04/06/2019 8:14:36 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
A former IT aide to New Hampshire Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan mounted an extraordinarily extensive data-theft scheme against the office, the culprits plea agreement states.
The plot included the installation of tiny keylogging devices that picked up every keystroke. Between July and October 2018, former IT aide Jackson Cosko worked with an unnamed accomplice, a then-current Hassan employee, who repeatedly lent him a key that he used to enter the office at night and who allegedly tried to destroy evidence for him.
Cosko accepted responsibility for the events revealed by federal prosecutors in court Friday.
A statement of facts that Cosko agreed to says that from July to October 2018, he engaged in an extraordinarily extensive data-theft scheme, copying entire network drives, sorting and organizing sensitive data, and exploring ways to use that data to his benefit, arranging it into folders such as high value.
The theft occurred after Cosko was fired from Hassans office in May 2018 for undisclosed reasons, then hired by Democratic Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, giving him access to the House computer network. (RELATED: Suspect In Kavanaugh Doxxing Downloaded More Information Than Originally Understood)
The defendant gained access to Senator Hassans Office by unlawfully obtaining keys from a staffer who was (at the time) still employed in the Office and using it to repeatedly burglarize the office. He placed small, unobtrusive devices on at least six Senate computers that captured every keystroke, including usernames and passwords which he would then use to access further documents.
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So who got the stolen goods?
More importantly, what did Trump know and when did he know it?
Certainly this must be his fault somehow. I bet that Putin guy made him do it.
Why do you ask, Comrade?
Imran Awan ran away.
*(RELATED: Suspect In Kavanaugh Doxxing Downloaded More Information Than Originally Understood)
UPDATE Cosko admits to doxxing five senators
Cosko was arrested last year ... he became angry at Republican senators questioning Kavanaugh ...
TRUMP NEEDS TO UNLEASH HIS DOJ ON THEN-CONG BECERRA'S
HOUSE ACTIVITIES WITH THE PAKI IT SPIES. Becerra is now Cali's top lawman
The Awans had access to ALL the House Democrats Congressional data including Democrats' constituent emails.
The Pakis were using Cong Xavier Becerras House Democratic Caucus as their central service warehouse.
Crucial data was completely out of the House members possession. Was it sold off to America's enemies?
Then-Cong Becerra headed the House Congressional Democrat Caucus. Becerra gave the Paki spies free reign over all US intel.
<><> Imrans wife Hina Alvi, the only IT authorized to use Becerra's computer equipment, is on-record as logging on about 300 times.
<><> The rest of the Awan crew were accessing intel on Becerra's computer thousands of times using Becerra's passwords and codes.
This clearly shows the Pakis were operating as a cohesive, collusive undercover unit.
Becerra was looking the other way.
Becerra---now Cali's top lawman----refuses to answer questions about this. According to the House investigative report:
<><>The Awan family was logging in to Xavier Becerras House Democratic Caucus server with 17 different accounts
<><> The Awans' were accessing data belonging to Congressional offices that had no connection to the the Democrat Caucus,
<><> These patterns were consistent with data being funneled onto Becerras server from other members of Congress,
<><> House members said Becerra never alerted them to any aberrations.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...
good to see you on the job.
was just getting ready to ping you to this “new” IT espionage matter.
thanx again for keeping this “out from under the rug”.
Cosko, a supporter of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, was born to a California family with ties to Democratic California Sen. Dianne Feinstein. Republicans suggested the California Democrat leaked a letter soon before Kavanaughs confirmation hearing that alleged the Supreme Court justice sexually assaulted Christine Blasey Ford.
The suspects father, Greg Cosko, is the CEO of Hathaway Dinwiddie, a construction company that built a university building named after Feinsteins husband. He serves on the board of San Francisco State University alongside Willie Brown, the California politician who said he helped make the career of Democratic California Sen. Kamala Harris, with an illicit affair.
As former chairman of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, Greg Cosko hobnobbed with then-House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Feinstein and others. The elder Coskos adult son appears to have made inroads in Washington via an internship with Feinstein.
So deals are made and the real culprits (elected leaders) aren’t held accountable. How can such high level espionage occur without the assistance of those in positions of power?
Rhetorical question of course.
This should be headline news.
Everyone should send this story to Drudge, Rush, Levin, and if you don't like or trust any of them, send it to your favorite news outlets and post it everywhere.
Don't count on someone else to do it. Do it yourself. Do it now.
This could be the link that connects many dots.
Remember, Watergate started as nothing more than a police report of a break-in.
Send this article to your favorite news outlets and talk show radio hosts.
Exactly. No need for congress IT workers to have security clearances, but Orange Man Bad so all his people need theirs pulled.
ties to Democratic California Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
And there it is right there, the money shot. Chinese spy no doubt. Why Finestein is not swinging from the gallows with Hillary is incomprehensible to me.
HASSAN should step down, 2 members of his closest staff betrayed him.
The biggest surprise here is that justice dept seems to have gone after this IT spy, unlike the Awans. Who changed to notice Rat crooks?
I call BS on this Story, Nobody STOLE anything, neither did the Awan spies. All of these Members of Congress were PAID GOOD MONEY to Allow our Sworn Enemies access to our most sensitive secrets.
STOP SAYING THE INFO WAS SOLD, THEY BOUGHT AND PAID FOR ALL OF IT!
1. Jackson Cosko Was Accused of Everything From Witness Tampering to Identity Theft
2. Jackson Cosko Says He Worked for the United States Senate Through May 2018 & a Letter Indicates He Was on Jackson Lees Staff in September 2018
3. Jackson Cosko Worked as a Field Organizer for a PAC, Donated to Bernie Sanders & His Parents Have Donated to Top Democrats
4. Cosko Was an Intern for the U.S. House of Representatives
5. Cosko Studied Engineering & Cybersecurity
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