Friday, September 2, 2016

Vladimar Putin: Who Cares Who did the Hacks?

It's Putin's own 'If I did it' moment.

"If I Did It," by Vladimir Putin

Did he hack the DNC? Well, whether he did or not, what's it matter?

Putin on DNC leak: 'Does it even matter who hacked this data?'

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Why would it possibly matter? I can't think of any reason why it would. You just react to the information without worrying about it being the result of a hack. What does security matter? Why not let everyone hack you? Maybe it will lead to all kinds of titillating revelations with all kinds of political ramifications, but does it matter where it comes from? No! Just think of it as manna from Heaven.   

From now on maybe everyone should stop locking their doors as well, or if someone does break in-who cares who did it?

"The hacking and release of nearly 20,000 emails from the Democratic National Committee earlier this year was a public service, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview published Friday."

"But the former KGB officer and subsequent director of the country's Federal Security Service sharply denied the notion that the Kremlin was responsible for the hack."

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A public service how? Because it led to a furor where a woman lost her job despite there being nothing in those emails that she had done wrong? I know, she called Jeff Weaver an ass.

Jeff Weaver is an ass. He had called her some terrible things that led her to say that. And you know who else think Weaver is an ass? The young Berners who left the Bernie group that was supposed to elect more Berners.

So we should just take this 'public service' as manna from Heaven and not wonder where it came from or why.

“Listen, does it even matter who hacked this data?’’ Putin told Bloomberg on Thursday. “The important thing is the content that was given to the public.’’

"Intelligence officials and cybersecurity experts in the United States see the fingerprints of the Russian government on the DNC server attacks earlier this year, prior to the release of the emails just before the Democratic National Convention that led to the resignation of DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and several other top officials."

“There’s no need to distract the public’s attention from the essence of the problem by raising some minor issues connected with the search for who did it,” Putin said. “But I want to tell you again, I don’t know anything about it, and on a state level Russia has never done this.”

Cybersecurity expert James Lewis remarked to Bloomberg of Putin's denial, "Nice try, but no goal."

"Putin also suggested that the DNC's favoritism of Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders should not have qualified as news or a point of surprise in the U.S."

“American society — specifically that the campaign headquarters worked in the interest of one of the candidates, in this case Mrs. Clinton, rather than equally for all of the Democratic party candidates," he said, later remarking that Russian officials did not have enough of an understanding of American politics to successfully compromise the election if they had tried.

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Hm. If it wasn't news then how was it a public service? Anyway, Putin is the last one who should be talking about rigged elections.

In other news, Russia has been paying internet trolls to act like Trumpsters.

HT: Tom Brown.

Who cares about that either. 

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