Cyber expert says GOP operative wanted to expose hacked Clinton emails

Russia 0 Comment 1

British internet security consultant Matt Tait’s allegations may shed new light on Russia’s election meddling and possible collusion by Trump aides

A former British government intelligence official has said he was approached last summer by a veteran Republican operative to help verify hacked Hillary Clinton emails offered by a mysterious and most likely Russian source.

The incident, recounted by Matt Tait, who was a information security specialist for GCHQ and now runs a private internet security consultancy in the UK, may cast new light on one of the pathways the Russians used to influence the 2016 presidential election in Donald Trump’s favour.

Related: Russia hackers discussed getting Clinton emails to Michael Flynn – report

Related: ‘Dumb as a rock Mika’: Donald Trump back on attack against Morning Joe hosts

Continue reading…
Source: russia
Link : Cyber expert says GOP operative wanted to expose hacked Clinton emails

Author

Leave a comment

Search

Back to Top