A hacker going with the handle of Guccifer has hacked private emails and photographs of former US president George HW Bush and his family.
BBC reports that one leaked photograph which is now public on the internet shows the 88-year-old politician George HW in a hospital during his treatment of bronchitis that continued for seven weeks.
The report also states that hacker did not only hacked the email of Bush (Sr) but also of his other family members, including a personal note sent by President Obama to Bush (Sr) about his health.
The hacker told media that “he got hold of a lot of stuff”, including “interesting mails” about the former president’s time in hospital.
The FBI is now investigating the incident and positive that it will track and arrest the hacker.
George Herbert Walker Bush has served as the 41st President of the United States (1989–93). A Republican, he had previously served as the 43rd Vice President of the United States (1981–89), a congressman, an ambassador and Director of Central Intelligence; he is currently the oldest surviving President.