As reports Reuters, citing people familiar with the situation sources, the computer network used by the election headquarters of the candidate in US presidents from Democratic party Hillary Clinton, had been hacked. Previously reported two other attacks on American democracy in which, as written media, was discovered “Russian trace”.
Campaign headquarters Clinton later said that hackers broke into its internal systems, but have access to the data analysis program used by the national Committee Democrats and staff of the candidate from the Democratic party.
According to interlocutors of Agency, the national security division of the justice Department is investigating whether cyber attacks the security of the country as a whole. Part of this Department, as noted by sources close to the investigation, means that the administration of President Barack Obama came to the conclusion that the hacker attack was sponsored by some state.
Headquarters Clinton, based in Brooklyn and the U.S. justice Department has not commented on this information. Reuters emphasizes that it is not yet known what information was accessed by hackers.
The previous two were attacked by the national Democratic Committee, and fundraising Committee that supports candidates for the U.S. Congress from Democrats.
Familiar with the situation Reuters sources, the newspaper notes, “for the first time revealed the extent of attack made on the fundraising Committee. According to them, hackers, whom US intelligence said the Russian, gained access, in particular, to all electronic correspondence of the Committee.
22 July, WikiLeaks posted the emails and documents of the national Committee of the Democratic party, associated with Clinton. They discovered the conspiracy of the employees of the Committee against a former member of the presidential race Bernie Sanders.
The New York Times, citing employees of several companies in the field of computer security, wrote that the cyber attack discovered the “Russian trace”. Later, the newspaper, citing Federal sources wrote that, as reported by U.S. intelligence agencies to the White house, with “high probability” for tampering with the mail are the Russian authorities.
Campaign Manager, Clinton said the hacking was allowed “the Russians to help Donald Trump”. He several times commented on these allegations, calling them ridiculous and far-fetched.
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov called the accusation “absurd.”
July 28, Reuters with reference to the three officials from the American intelligence wrote that the hackers involved in hacking email Democrats could intentionally leave the “Russian trace”. At the same time, experts from private sector cybersecurity reported having evidence of involvement in the attack, Russian hackers, but rejected suggestions that hackers could deliberately leave traces, allowing them to identify.