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The 2016 presidential election had its share of surprising and alarming moments, but none more so for cybersecurity experts than the summer’s hack of Democratic National Committee email servers, along with email accounts of prominent Democratic leadership. A hacker operating under the moniker Guccifer 2.0 leaked the emails to WikiLeaks, which subsequently published an archive of the stolen emails.