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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

US intelligence has accused the Russian authorities of involvement in the cyber attacks


Russia’s leadership was involved in the cyber attacks on the United States during the presidential election campaign. Such a charge is contained in a joint statement, Director of national intelligence James Clapper, Deputy Secretary of defense for intelligence Marcel Lettre and head of the national security Agency and cyber command of the U.S. armed forces Admiral Michael Rogers, which was distributed on Thursday

A joint statement prepared for the congressional hearing on the intervention of Russia in election campaign in the United States. Hearing on “Russian hackers” will be held the day before the intelligence officials will meet with the elected President of the United States Donald trump, who will hear a report on the matter, reports TASS.

In a statement, Russia called full-scale current person that is a threat to the United States in cyberspace. Intelligence officials say that Russia has a highly developed offensive cyberpromo, sophisticated tactics, techniques and procedures.

The statement claimed that Russia attacked the U.S. government in the Network, critical infrastructure, political organizations, corporations. Intelligence believes that all of this was done with the use of phishing campaigns.

Us intelligence officials also said that operating out of Russia faces devastating cyber attacks carried out in other countries.

From the foregoing, the leadership of the intelligence and security agencies United States concludes that permission for the recent theft of documents from a server of the US Democratic party could give only “the most senior officials of Russia.”

Finally, the report argues that Russia has also resorted to cybermetal to influence public opinion in Europe and Eurasia.

Intelligence believes that Russia intends to conduct cyber operations against the United States to collect intelligence information to support military and political objectives of Russia and to prepare for future emergencies.

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