CNN: US intelligence believes that hackers from Russia involved in the scandal around Qatar
According to sources the channel, a group of FBI agents arrived in Doha to assist authorities in the investigation.
NEW YORK, June 7. /Offset. TASS Ivan sawyers/. American intelligence services believe that Russian hackers gained access to the state news Agency of Qatar to put out fabricated news, partly provoked scandals between the country and other States. With such a statement issued late Tuesday, the American TV channel CNN.
According to his sources, a group of FBI agents arrived in Doha to assist the Qatari authorities in the investigation.
On approval of the TV station, the attack took place two weeks ago. The proceedings on this bill continues.
The publication CNN noted that U.S. intelligence does not explain what kind of relationship she saw between Russia and the hackers allegedly accessed the systems of the Qatari Agency. They allegedly managed to publish fabricated material in which the Qatari leader as if spoken in a positive way on Iran and Israel, and admitted that Donald trump will leave the post of President of the United States prematurely.
On Monday, Bahrain, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Yemen, Libya’s interim government, the Republic of Maldives and Republic of Mauritius announced the rupture of diplomatic relations with Qatar because of the support of the Emirate of terrorism and extremist ideology. On Tuesday they were joined by Mauritania.
A number of countries announced the adoption of a series of measures, including the cessation of Maritime and air links, stop banking operations, the expulsion of diplomats and citizens of Qatar. The last government called the action unjustified, and accusations are unfounded.
Speculation about Russia’s attempts to influence the policies in other countries appear regularly in American and European media after in July of last year on the website of the organization WikiLeaks published the electronic correspondence kidnapped from the National Committee of the US Democratic party. Us intelligence agencies made a statement that Moscow and organized cyber attack to affect electoral processes in the country. Representatives of Russia repeatedly denied.