CIA Director John Brennan spoke about a telephone conversation with the head of the FSB Alexander Bortnikov, which took place in August last year. It is reported by CNN.
According to Brennan, he called Bortnikov at the time when was recorded the biggest hacking activity, and warned that the Russian side is “playing with fire”.
According to the chief of the CIA, Bortnikov promised to convey the contents of this conversation the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
January 9, the official Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov expressed his disappointment with the quality of the information contained in the published report of US intelligence about alleged Russian involvement in cyber attacks. According to Peskov, the report sound “allegations on a fairly Amateur level, an emotional level, which is hardly applicable to highly professional work of really superior intelligence”.
“We continue any involvement and charges that any hacker attacks could be the involvement of the official or official agencies of the Russian Federation, we are categorically excluded,” concluded Sands.
Three days earlier, was published a declassified version of the report prepared by the CIA, FBI and national security Agency (NSA) of the USA, which States that the President of Russia Vladimir Putin personally ordered to organize a campaign to influence the political process in the United States and to discredit the presidential candidate of the Democratic party, Hillary Clinton, to win her opponent Donald trump.