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Wanna know the S.C. National Guard’s secrets? And run its website?

All it takes is $500, apparently …

A website that claims to have hacked into the S.C. National Guard’s servers is selling “high value informations (sic)” allegedly obtained from the breach. The hacker is also offering control over the website – and numerous other government sites.

The folks at Krebs on Security – which first reported on this security breach – says that the hacker’s claim is legitimate, and that a company investigating the  claimed to have “found evidence that he was able to hijack the sites.”

In addition to the S.C. National Guard, the University of South Carolina at Beaufort (USCB) website has also allegedly been hacked. Control of that website is ostensibly available for only $88.

Take a look …

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Pic: Krebs on Security

Hmmmm … wonder if these “enterprising hackers” were able to download documents related to S.C. First Gentleman Michael Haley, husband of Gov. Nikki Haley, who got a $65,000 a year full-time job with the Guard after his bartering business went belly-up in 2006.

Obviously plenty of media outlets would be willing to pay $500 for emails and documents related to Haley receiving his job – and his current rank. We’d also be interested in getting the various deployment dates for Mr. Haley, who spent a lot of time at Fort Sam Houston in early 2007 – right around the time his wife was knocking boots with our founding editor.

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A source at the Guard did not immediately respond to our request for comment, although it’s interesting that the Guard’s website has been yanked off the internet.

The USC-Beaufort is still up and running, though.

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