In a telling interview that covered a broad list of topics before the upcoming G20 gathering in China, Russian President Vladimir Putin has swept aside all accusations of Russia’s alleged involvement in the high-profile hacks targeting the U.S. Democratic party.
A year ago U.S. intelligence officials are reported to have informed congressional leaders that Russian hackers were attacking the Democratic Party, reports CNBC.
According to reports, lawmakers weren’t able to inform the targets about the hacking due to the secrecy of the information.
The unveiling of the information would have revealed that the hacking was being continually monitored by the U.S. intelligence agencies.
However, it was only last month that the alleged hacking of the Democratic Party and the Russians was revealed when the FBI announced that they were investigating a cyber attack at the DNC.
Last summer in a congressional briefing CNBC [...]
Democratic National Committee (DNC) officials have revealed that Russian state-sponsored hackers have compromised and stolen information from a DNC database containing research on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
DNC officials and cybersecurity experts from industry firm CrowdStrike have said that Russian hackers have breached a database that contains DNC research of Republican presidential probable Donald Trump.
As revealed to The Washington Post, those involved in the investigation of the breach have pointed to a complete compromise of the database. Cyberespionage hackers from Russia were able to read all email communications and chat traffic, officials [...]