WASHINGTON, 7 Feb – RIA Novosti. U.S. authorities said about the involvement of the government of the Russian Federation to hacker attacks committed earlier this year in the United States.
“The U.S. intelligence community believes that the Russian government ordered about the recent break-ins of electronic communications of individuals and institutions, including political organizations in the United States. The recent unveiling of the alleged stolen emails on sites such as DCLeaks.com WikiLeaks and online persona Guccifer 2.0, consistent with the methods and motivation of actions, guided by Russia. The theft and disclosure are intended to intervene in the electoral process in the United States,” — said in a joint official statement of the Ministry of internal security and the office of the Director of national intelligence.
In summer, the head of the national Committee of the US Democratic party Debbie Wasserman-Schultz resigned after the publication by WikiLeaks of details of the correspondence of the party apparatus; it was argued that these data gave a hacker under the name Guccifer 2.0, which was subsequently posted to the web documents associated with the national Committee.
The hackers have infiltrated the systems of other organizations of the Democratic party, responsible for conducting elections at various levels. It was reported on the hacking on voter registration in three States. DCLeaks.com mentioned in connection with the possible theft by hackers of passport data of first lady Michelle Obama.
Sources of a number of American media, the FBI has repeatedly hinted that the servers were hacked by Russian hackers, there were suggestions that Russia wants to influence the outcome of elections in the United States. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov called accusations against Russia “completely unfounded”.