The Kremlin promises to respond to a hacker attack the CIA on the Russian leadership, messages about which have appeared in the night of Saturday in the American media.
Moscow will respond to the plans of the CIA for hacking attacks, said on Saturday, Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov. “It’s already on the verge of rudeness,” said Ushakov TASS.
American broadcaster NBC, citing sources in the intelligence services said that the plans of a hacker attack in the US administration discussed in the response to the proposed intervention of Russian hackers in the us presidential elections. The sources did not elaborate on what specific measures are at issue, but noted that the intelligence office has already started “to open the cyber door” and sets objectives for future operations.
Two former CIA officer, “who worked on Russia,” he told NBC that Washington is not the first time allow the exploration of such a task, however, in the end, always refuses the plan. “We never dared to use our research, but it is a political decision. If someone decided: “we’ve had enough”, then we really can make a difference. First step: remind the Russian that this game can play two. Second step: if we’re going to invade their networks – we can do it, but you have to understand that they can bring us more trouble in other areas,” said one of the sources.
About intervention of Russia in the USA was raised after the publication of the emails the national Committee of Democratic party of the United States and employees of the headquarters of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Russian President Vladimir Putin denied Russian involvement in hacker attacks on e-mail US Democratic party. “I don’t know about that. You know, so many hackers today, and they are so intricate, so subtle, can show up in the right place at the right time your “footprint”. This brand trudnoperevarivaema thing, if it’s even possible to check,” he said.
WikiLeaks does not believe reports about the preparation of the attack serious
Representatives of the organization WikiLeaks, the website which published a number of leaks from the Democratic party, said that the CIA in fact hardly preparing an attack on Russia.
WikiLeaks pointed to two questionable points: first, about the upcoming “secret” operation was not announced to the media, and secondly, preparing it soon would be engaged in the national security Agency, not the CIA.