The head of the French Agency for cybersecurity Guillaume Poupard said that his Department found no indication that the attacks during the presidential campaign were the hackers from Russia. The official said in an interview with the Associated Press.
According to him, the attack was so simple that to do it could anyone, anywhere. In addition, Poupart confirmed that his office found no traces of the hacker group APT28, which also is suspected in break-ins during the presidential campaign in the United States.
On the night of 6 may, the day before the second round of presidential elections in France, WikiLeaks has published a mass of documents of the team of Emmanuel Macron — at that time candidate countries. The staff stated that were victims of a “coordinated hacking”operation.
The national Commission for monitoring the elections of the President of France addressed the media with a request not to use published documents, as they may contain false information. The outgoing President Francois Hollande said that the hacking hackers the correspondence team of the candidate for the top post in the country of Emmanuel Macron “will not remain unanswered”.
13 Feb comrade Macron, the Secretary-General of the movement “Forward!” Richard Ferrand stated that their pre-election headquarters subjected to “hundreds and even thousands of electronic attacks emanating from the territory of the Russian Federation”.
Moscow has repeatedly accused of meddling in the US presidential election. Appropriate approvals, in particular, contained in the published in January, declassified part of the report prepared by the Central intelligence Agency, Federal Bureau of investigation and the national security Agency of the United States. It said that Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed to organize a campaign to discredit the Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and win the Republican Donald trump. Russia denies all such accusations.