Reuters: FBI investigating hacking attempts phones of members of the democratic party USA hackers from Russia
FBI investigates new attacks on the Democratic party of the United States, which occurred last month. According to investigators, the mobile phones of the Democrats tried to hack the hackers, “supported by the Russian government.” About it reports Reuters with a link to four sources.
According to interlocutors of Agency, the possible target of the attack was the failure of U.S. presidential elections, scheduled for 8 November.
The FBI asked individuals, compromised, to hand over the phone so investigators could examine them.
Reuters citing a source said that if the attack was successful, the hackers could obtain a wide range of data: information about calls, text messages, emails, photos.
Investigators also are checking, could hackers use stolen data from the servers of the Democratic party or from your email to get access to mobile phones.
We will remind, earlier it was reported that, according to US intelligence, Russian hackers may be involved in the cyber attack on the database of the Democratic party.
In mid-September, the Twitter account allegedly associated with the hacker Guccifer 2.0, was published a new portion of the document of the democratic party of the United States.
The leadership of the democratic party, publicly accused Russia of organizing the hacking of the servers. The National Committee of the democratic party noted that the burglary was committed in favor of rival former Secretary of state Hillary Clinton in the fight for the U.S. presidency – Republican nominee Donald trump. In this earlier himself Guccifer deniedthat is associated with the Russian special services.
On Monday Hillary Clinton during a debate with trump again returned to the subject, accusing his rival that he “invited the Russians to organize an attack. Trump denied the charges and said that the Russian involvement in the incident has not been proven.
Still, the U.S. government had not provided official evidence of the involvement of Russia to cracking. The investigation leads the FBI. In the Kremlin’s accusations categorically reject.