Hillary Clinton’s email server connection was vulnerable to hackers

Clinton’s server, which handled her personal and State Department correspondence, was warned to be easy for even low-skilled intruders to attack

The private email server running in Hillary Clinton’s home basement when she was secretary of state was connected to the internet in ways that made it more vulnerable to hackers, according to data and documents reviewed by the Associated Press.

Clinton’s server, which handled her personal and State Department correspondence, appeared to allow users to connect openly over the internet to control it remotely, according to detailed records compiled in 2012. Experts said the Microsoft remote desktop service wasn’t intended for such use without additional protective measures, and was the subject of US government and industry warnings at the time over attacks from even low-skilled intruders.

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