Romanian hacker Marcel Lehel Lazar, aka Guccifer, is speaking out from his prison cell telling Fox News that he doubts the Obama administration’s assertion that Moscow directed cyberattacks against the Democrats in the 2016 presidential election.
Guccifer, 44, said in a series of phone interviews from his Romanian jail cell in late December that the Obama administration’s allegation of Russia cyber-attacks during the 2016 elections as part of “a fake cyber war.”
“Americans are crazy about the Russian thing and that Russians are invading the United States,” Lazar said, suggesting the allegations are overblown because of Cold War sensitivities. “It’s crazy … it’s this hysteria you know?” he said. Lazar has been convicted and sentenced to prison in two separate countries, the U.S. and Romania, for his hacking and taunting of major celebrity and political figures. Continue reading
Wikileaks tweeted its followers to expect a “surprise” directed at VP contender Tim Kaine. The daunting tweet also promised a surprise for Donna Brazile.
In addition to its daily John Podesta email dumps, the Wikileaks tweet suggests something damaging may be on the way for Kaine and Brazile.
Wikileaks: “we have a surprise in store for Tim Kaine and Donna Brazile.” Continue reading
Just in time for tonight’s vice presidential debate, Guccifer 2.0, the hacker with alleged ties to the Russian government, posted over 800 GBs of files pilfered from Clinton Foundation servers. The leak revealed the email addresses of countless wealthy donors, like mega-movie-maker, J.J. Abrams.
“Hillary Clinton and her staff don’t even bother about the information security,” Guccifer wrote on his website. “It was just a matter of time to gain access to the Clinton Foundation server.”
According to screenshots, the files include spreadsheets tracking Foundation donors and financial institutions that have donated to lawmakers. A Clinton Foundation spokesman declined to comment on the record about the alleged hack. Continue reading