WATCH | How hackers have influenced the 2016 election
From Colin Powell to the Democratic National Committee, email leaks have changed conversations about this election. Here's a look back at the flood of digital leaks.
June: Julian Assange announces Wikileaks has Clinton documents
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange revealed in June that his organization would be publishing emails from Hillary Clinton.
"WikiLeaks has a very big year ahead," Assange said.
July: DNC emails are leaked just before the convention
On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, the whistleblowing website posted nearly 20,000 emails stolen from the DNC.
Leaked by WikiLeaks, the emails suggested the committee was trying to undermine the Bernie Sanders campaign and ultimately forced the resignation of former DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
Security experts pointed the finger at suspected Russian hackers, but Assange wouldn't confirm or deny.
August: Guccifer 2.0 releases cell phone numbers for House Democrats
Posted to a WordPress blog, the data contained the cell phone numbers and email addresses for House staff members and campaign aides. A hacker persona going by the name of "Guccifer 2.0" took credit for the hacking.
September: Colin Powell's email are hacked
The former Secretary of State's private emails were posted to the website DC Leaks. In them, he insulted Hillary Clinton and called Trump a "national disgrace."
October? Julian Assange promises an October surprise
The WikiLeaks founder says his website will release "a lot more material" that will damage Hillary Clinton.