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SarahPAC

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Formation  2009
Website  sarahpac.com
Honorary Chair  Sarah Palin
Purpose  Political action committee

SarahPAC is the political action committee of former Alaska Governor, Sarah Palin. It was founded in 2009 following the resignation of Governor Palin. It endorses candidates for various offices, then organizes into local chapters in the United States of America and assists the candidate. According to documents filed with the Federal Election Commission, SarahPAC was officially shut down as of the end of 2016.

Operation Payback target

On December 8, 2010, Sarah Palin announced that her website and personal credit card information were compromised. Palin's team believed it was the work of Anonymous, though Anonymous never tweeted anything about choosing Palin as a target for the Denial-of-service attack. An Anonymous member has stated "We don’t really care about Sarah Palin that much, to be honest. I don’t really know what she’s trying to accomplish or what attention she is trying to gain. We personally don’t care about Sarah Palin." Her technical team posted a screenshot of a server log file showing the wikileaks.org hostname The Visa denial of service attacks did not result in credit card data being compromised. It is unknown whether Palin's card was compromised as part of a broad attack on Visa or a specific attack on the Palins. Sarah Palin's email had already been hacked in 2008.

References

SarahPAC Wikipedia


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