Guccifer 2.0 Claims To Have Hacked Clinton Foundation
The hacker known as Guccifer 2.0 claims to have hacked into the Clinton Foundation’s computer servers. A review of the newly released documents, however, reveals no information about the Clinton Foundation.
Instead, the documents appear to come mostly from the Democratic Party of Virginia. Other documents appear to come from the national Democratic party.
“I hacked the Clinton Foundation server and downloaded hundreds of thousands of docs and donors’ databases,” the hacker said in a statement posted online Tuesday.
Believed to be affiliated with the Russian government, Guccifer 2.0 released a screen shot of a list of files said to be from the Clinton non-profit’s servers. A massive 820 megabyte file was also released on the site as well as links to several databases containing donor information.
The legitimacy of the documents has not been independently verified.
Guccifer 2.0 also issued a note to Julian Assange, the co-founder of WikiLeaks who was roundly ridiculed on Tuesday after he failed to produce Clinton documents he has long claimed to have.
“P.S. I’m pleased to congratulate Wikileaks on their 10th anniversary!!!,” Guccifer 2.0 writes. “Julian, you are really cool! Stay safe and sound!”
The Clinton Foundation has not yet returned a request for comment on the hacking claim.
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This story has been updated to note that the documents do not reveal new information about the Clinton Foundation.