It’s almost two years since I started investigating Guccifer 2.0. Since then, largely thanks to several other independent researchers and […]
Editorial Note: The Forensicator recently published a report, titled “Guccifer 2 Returns To The East Coast.” Forensicator provided the following introduction to […]
Editorial note: Forensicator recently published a report titled Guccifer 2’s Russian Breadcrumbs, digging out many new metadata clues found in […]
In Part One, we covered the background and construction of a smear campaign built by Duncan Campbell over the past […]
This article highlights the most relevant parts of Vault 7 that could be used for mimicry and masquerading, evaluating the viability of the thesis that Vault 7 could have been used by Guccifer 2.0, and for the production of malware discovered within the DNC network which would later found to be anomalous.
The latest analysis by The Forensicator demonstrates that it is highly unlikely that the Cyrillic error messages found in Guccifer 2.0’s first publication were the result of simple lack of foresight on the part of Kremlin-backed hackers. Instead, the likely conclusion reached is that this document was carefully crafted with the intent of creating evidence that Russian hackers were the source of the security breaches that led to the Wikileaks publication of the DNC and Podesta emails.