American intelligence agencies are very confidence that Russian Cyber Pirates covertly acting in the last stages of the 2016 presidential campaign to affect Hillary Clinton’s chance of a win and at the same time promoted Donald Trump, this was in accordance to a senior government official.
It is widely believed that Russia cyber picked the Republican National Committee’s computer systems.
In the months leading up to the election, they filtered for the most part documents from Democratic Party systems. Intelligence agencies have concluded that the Russians gave WikiLeaks current documents of the Democrats.
“These thefts and disclosures are intended to interfere with the US election process,” the statement read. “We believe, based on the scope and sensitivity of these efforts, that only Russia’s senior-most officials could have authorized these activities.”
Republicans have a different explanation of why their network documents were never released. In recent months, Republican committee officials have consistently said that their networks were not compromised and asserted that only individual Republican accounts had been attacked. On Friday, a senior committee official said he would not comment.
Trump’s transition office issued a bulletin late Friday evening reflecting the deep divisions that erupted between his campaign team and intelligence agencies over Russian intrusion into the election. “These are the same people who said that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction,” it says in the bulletin. “The elections ended long ago in one of the greatest victories in the history of the Electoral College. Now is the time to move forward and “make America Great again!”