In the metadata of the documents of the national Committee of the Democratic party of the United States, published by WikiLeaks, found traces of their passage through computers, some of which were Russian-speaking settings, The New York Times reported, citing employees of several companies in the field of computer security. The same traces they found in the code used to infiltrate the computer network of the Committee reported in June.
On Sunday morning, campaign Manager, Hillary Clinton, Robby Mook told ABC television that the leaked documents were allowed “the Russians to help Donald Trump”. He said the examination, but has not brought other evidence, writes the NYT.
According to Muka, Russia has good reason to support trump. The Republican presidential candidate last week admitted, the newspaper reminds that the United States may not need to help the NATO members that do not fulfill their obligations to the Alliance if they are attacked Russia.
In published WikiLeaks documents it was said that the party leadership acted in the interests of Clinton and damage her opponent for the nomination from the Democrats, Bernie Sanders. The leak came ahead of national party Congress, which opens today and which must be approved nomination of Clinton as the presidential candidate of the Democrats.
In connection with the outbreak of the scandal the Democratic party leader Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced his retirement. She will leave his post after the Congress.
About hacking computer networks of the headquarters of the Democrats was known in June. Dmitri Alperovich, CTO of CrowdStrike, invited to resolve the issue, previously told The Washington Post that the incident there were two independent groups of hackers. According to him, one of them, code name Cozy Bear, followed by email and messengers are employees of the Committee since last summer. The second, named Fancy Bear, and in April received access to the database Democrats Trump.
Alperovich claimed that Fancy Bear works for Russian military intelligence, the GRU. This group is also known in the expert community under the names of APT28 and Pawn Storm and is considered a loose Confederation of best Russian hackers. Cozy Bear, according to Alperovich, may be associated with the FSB.
Later the responsibility for hacking the computer networks of the headquarters of the Democrats took a hacker under the alias Guccifer 2.0. He stated that he will publish documents and e-mails to WikiLeaks.
The NYT claims that the main suspects in the leak remains the Russian special services. The publication notes that the publication of documents via WikiLeaks is more like the Russian style of information warfare, in which revelations are used to influence policy. The authors of the article in the NYT I believe that these documents gave WikiLeaks the Russian security services directly or through intermediaries, and their involvement indicates the time chosen for the publication — between the end of the Republican Convention and the beginning of the Congress of Democrats.
The United States presidential election will be held in early November. The Republican candidate has already been approved Donald trump. Approval of Hillary Clinton the democratic nomination is expected in the coming days.
The Kremlin has previously denied the possible involvement of Russia to penetrate the computer networks of the headquarters of the Democrats. “I completely rule out the possibility that the [Russian] government or government institutions were involved in this”, — said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.