NH: Mayor’s e-mail used for 650,000 messages

Manchester – An estimated 650,000 of Mayor Frank Guinta’s closest friends received messages sent from his city e-mail account Wednesday night and early Thanksgiving Day.

Well, maybe not his friends.

Someone hacked the mayor’s City Hall account and used it to send the 650,000 messages.

Guinta yesterday said he found out about the messaging on Thanksgiving, when city information systems Director Jennie Angell called him. After the hack was discovered early Thursday, a stop was put on outgoing e-mail from the mayor’s account.

Read more in the Union Leader.

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