According to a RFE/RL interview, "RUH8 says the Cyber Alliance uses "all tools and methods" at its disposal to hack into their perceived foes' accounts. In particular, he says, spear-phishing -- using messages that mimic those of legitimate companies along with a request and link to change personal security information -- "is quite efficient. People readily give up their passwords and personal info," he says. "They receive something in their [e-]mail like, 'Your account will be suspended if you don't confirm [your security details].' They click that link and we have them."
The second thing you are going to say is the DNC hack was a leak that went from Seth Rich to Julian Assange and not a hack. I didn't hang the DNC hack on Fancy Bear but Mueller is. In fact, there hasn't been enough evidence supplied to do much of anything since the DNC servers were never released to be examined.
What Crowdstrike did do was supply enough information from the hacks to make the hackers able to confess believably. They used proprietary tools and specific methods. According to Barrack Obama and Donna Brazile the hacks went on until Sept/December 2016 and it wasn't an isolated event like so many seem to believe.
Last, we showed them in action fabricating information and deciding what information State Governments were going to receive about events in Eastern Europe and Syria that have a global impact. According to Ukrainian Intel, they want nothing less than to start a war with Russia by any and every means possible.
Part of the qualifier for the hacking group is they are also identified as having possession of tools known only to be in the possession of Crowdstrike and Fancy Bear according to Dimitry Alperovich and cybersecurity expert Jeffery Carr. No other group had them at the time. This was the second time I was able to tie this particular group to Fancy Bear. The first was Dec 2016.
Fancy Bear is Ukrainian Intelligence and Information Operations groups CyberHunta and the Ukrainian Cyber Alliance and Shaltai Boltai before they were arrested, charged and sentenced for the actions listed above.
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