She is a contractor with Pluribus International Corporation and had been employed at an NSA facility in Georgia since February, reports NBC News. Sections of the report have been redacted by US intelligence, CBS News' Jeff Pegues reports, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence has declined to comment on it.
On Oct.27, hackers set up a Gmail account appearing to belong to an employee of the election software company and sent emails to "U.S. government organizations" with a malicious Microsoft Word document that would send out a beacon to hackers, according to the report. Further investigation showed that victor was the only one of the six to have contacted The Intercept.
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Butt appeared previous year in a Channel Four documentary The Jihadis Next Door about the rise of Islamist extremism in London . Butt, a British citizen born in Pakistan , was already known to police and Britain's domestic spy agency MI5, the police said.
"The actors likely used data obtained from that operation to ... launch a voter registration-themed spear-phishing campaign targeting United States local government organizations".
President Trump, meanwhile, has fumed about leaks related to Russian hacking and the investigation into whether anyone in his campaign colluded with the effort.
Operatives from the Russian General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate, or GRU, are said to have targeted employees at a USA election software company last August and then again in October. Around May 9, she allegedly printed and removed the document and then sent it to the news site.
"Releasing classified material without authorization threatens our nation's security and undermines public faith in government", he said.
The federal agency victor worked for first became aware of Winner's alleged leak after being contacted by the news outlet for comment.
Victor is a contractor with Pluribus International Corporation assigned to a US government agency facility in Georgia. "All this craziness has happened all of a sudden".
After the government arrived at Winner's residence with a warrant, she admitted printing the classified report and mailing it to The Intercept, the DOJ filing claims.