President Obama Releases Ridiculous FBI Report on “Russian Malicious Cyber Activity”

President Obama Releases Ridiculous FBI Report on “Russian Malicious Cyber Activity”


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President Obama Releases Ridiculous FBI Report on “Russian Malicious Cyber Activity”
Flopping Aces ^ | Dec, 29th, 2016 | Curt

Posted on 12/29/2016 4:07:46 PM PST by Cheerio

Against the backdrop of a sanctions announcement, President Obama’s administration has released a Joint Analysis Report claiming to outline the details of Russia’s involvement hacking into targeted political data base or computer systems during the election.

Except it doesn’t.

Not even a little.

The “Russian Malicious Cyber Activity – Joint Analysis Report” (full pdf below) is pure nonsense. It outlines nothing more than vague and disingenuous typical hacking activity that is no more substantive than any other hacking report on any other foreign actor.

This might as well be a report blaming Nigerian fraud phone solicitors for targeting U.S. phone numbers. DUH! Just because your grandma didn’t actually win that Nigerian national lottery doesn’t mean the Nigerian Mafioso are targeting your employer to hold you accountable for her portion of the bill.

(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: election; emails; fbi; hacking; obama; russia

1 posted on 12/29/2016 4:07:46 PM PST by Cheerio

To: Cheerio

I’ll wait for an HONEST assessment after January 20th. I see absolutely zero proof in this current report.

2 posted on 12/29/2016 4:11:02 PM PST by House Atreides (Send BOTH Hillary & Bill to prison.)

To: Cheerio

I read the “report.” It could have been cut and pasted from my Norton Antivirus newsletter or the stuff disseminated by my IT Department at work.

3 posted on 12/29/2016 4:11:46 PM PST by henkster

To: Cheerio

The ones who put this fake report together might want to start
looking for other jobs.

This is the type of swamp that needs to be drained.
The sooner, the better.

4 posted on 12/29/2016 4:12:00 PM PST by tennmountainman (“Prophet Mountainman” Predicter Of All Things RINO…for a small pittance)

To: Cheerio

Fake News, Fake FBI Report. Meh.

5 posted on 12/29/2016 4:12:23 PM PST by jaz.357 (Si vis pacem, para bellum)

To: Cheerio

I read a bunch of it. Looks like a typical “white paper” released by a security contractors to impress upper management types. It appears to say a lot but doesn’t really say that much. In particular it does not offer proof that Russia was behind the hacking – at least I did not see it – but then I did not read every bit of it.


To: House Atreides

The report contains undeniable proof that there is no substance to the claims of Russian hacking.

I’ve pulled more sophisticated code – using the exact same technique – off of at least a dozen small business webservers.

And it ain’t the Russians compromising servers of local sprinkler repair companies.

7 posted on 12/29/2016 4:16:16 PM PST by thoughtomator (Purple: the color of sedition)

To: Cheerio

It’s all about the Podesta hacks. What a jokenn


To: Cheerio

Obama needs a scapegoat for his horrid agenda being trounced via Trump schlonging Hillary.

This putrid, hateful, immature little boy\man is just NOT leadership material and should be laughed off the international stage.

9 posted on 12/29/2016 4:22:19 PM PST by Bullish

To: Cheerio

10 posted on 12/29/2016 4:22:41 PM PST by HarleyLady27 (‘THE FORCE AWAKENS!!!’ Trump/Pence: MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!!)

To: House Atreides; Cheerio

Oh, it’s enough the likes of McTurle, McStain, Grahnesty and other war mongers.

Plus, the MSM will help keep it on the front page, top story while D.C. burns through $M on this nothing-burger.

ANYTHING to keep the focus off Trump and (hopefully) returning to some semblance of a Republic.

11 posted on 12/29/2016 4:24:35 PM PST by i_robot73 (“A man chooses. A slave obeys.” – Andrew Ryan)

To: wardamneagle

It’s all about the Podesta hacks. What a jokenn

Obie and his RAT Party just want to make sure Trump is heralded as an illegitimate President just like the RATS screamed about GEB for his eight years and many believe to this day Algore won in 2000.

The USSR and Russia have been meddling in elections the world over for decades – ask the now retired CIA Directors. Obumbler, the Liar-In-Chief, wants to leave the impression that Vlad got into the guts of the Diebold voting machines and changed votes to Trump – and IMHO half of America will believe this when they watch their 6 and 10 pm TeeVee news tonight.

Obumbler – MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!!

12 posted on 12/29/2016 4:24:51 PM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)

To: Cheerio

When we design system , stuff listed on that pdf are so basic that are default security to be present in every code.I am doing that for atleast 20 yrs. Now a days, we do layers of protection.
I have reported couple of flaws to a major bank and Healthcare provider.
This document is complete garbage.

Russians, Romanians are best hackers. I have seen them in action during Hacking marathons. They are good.


To: Cheerio

AND for the finale of the worst President in US history, what does he do? Oh, he only restarts the cold war. Thank you Democraps for putting this disaster of all disasters into office not once but twice.


To: Cheerio

Its all hes got.

Passing off a pair of twos like a straight flush.

15 posted on 12/29/2016 4:27:45 PM PST by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)

To: henkster

It probably was. They think we all are as ignorant as they are, and that goes for McCain and Graham too.


To: Cheerio

Still looking for a reason for them losing the election.

If they would just pay attention they would know the reason.

We didn’t like her and obomas 8 years was a failure! Simple to understand!!!

17 posted on 12/29/2016 4:28:59 PM PST by Ditter (God Bless Texas!)

To: Bullish

He has been numerous times.

I dont think he could goad any world leader to start anything right now but he sure is looking for justification to torch off a nuke before he leaves.

18 posted on 12/29/2016 4:29:29 PM PST by Delta 21 (Patiently waiting for the jack booted kick at my door.)

To: Bullish

He’s only hurting his own party because people will remember this crap and like Steve Bannon said: The next time a Democrat is elected POTUS will be in 50 years. In 3 weeks people are going to see how a real leaders acts and gets things done, and this Obama is going to look like a ridiculous child by comparison.


To: Cheerio

I read the whole thing.

(Enter “JAR-16-20296” into any search engine)

The most specific “proof” they have is APT-28 and APT-29.

I’d like to see a couple of e-mails (with meta-data).

Otherwise, it was a “Computer Security 101” class in any community college.

Disappointing “proof”.

20 posted on 12/29/2016 4:30:16 PM PST by HippyLoggerBiker (Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake.)

To: henkster

“I read the “report.” It could have been cut and pasted from my Norton Antivirus newsletter or the stuff disseminated by my IT Department at work.”

Yup. As someone who ran an IT business, it looks like typical hacks we were dealing with in DOS days. If my shorts were that open to the wind, I’d hope someone phished me to put me out of my misery.


To: thoughtomator

“And it ain’t the Russians compromising servers of local sprinkler repair companies.”

Bwahahaha. Been there, done that, I used to do IT for a living.

Heck, my personal web server gets banged by Russkies and Chicoms every day.


To: Cheerio

Russians have been hacking for years and not a peep. This is just a bunch of sore losers who can’t face the fact that they lost an election.


To: Cheerio

I read the stupid thing called a report. If there is “proof” as opposed to fake news it is embedded in the following sentences.

“…….Using the harvested credentials, APT28 was able to gain access and steal content, likely leading to the exfiltration of information from multiple senior party members. The U.S. Government assesses that information was leaked to the press and publicly disclosed……..”

So the “proof” is “likely leading” and “U.S. Government assesses that the information was leaked to the press.”

OK Gov. whiz-kids, WHO LEAKED WHAT TO WHOM AND WHERE IS YOUR PROOF, CAN YOU SHOW SPECIFIC NSA METADATA, DO YOU HAVE EMAILS DISCUSSING THE HACKING ASSIGNMENTS OR RESULTS?

THERE IS NO PROOF THERE IS JUST “LIKELY LEADING” AND “ASSESSES THAT.” Someone should be terribly embarrassed by all this.

24 posted on 12/29/2016 4:36:21 PM PST by Robert357 (D.Rather “Hoist with his own petard!” www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)

To: HarleyLady27

25 posted on 12/29/2016 4:36:28 PM PST by Squantos (Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet …)

To: Cheerio; ecomcon

ecomcon posted this on another thread…

(Poster on ZH):

Davy Crockett Dec 29, 2016 4:46 PM

This is a 13 page document

Page 13 is how to contact the DHS and FBI, should you ever want to

Pages 6 – 12 is just a general vomitting of standard “how to secure you server” advice that has no relation to anything specific.

Page 5 – a 19 line PHP script (God help us) that you can run to see if your server has been infected by a specific root kit.

Page 4 – a list of hacker groups from Russia, supposedly. PinchedDuke, Tsar Team, and Energetic Bear to name a few. Must be Russian

Pages 2-3 – a meaningless graphic that says that “Advanced Persistent Threat 28 and 29” are Russians ‘because we said so’

Page 1 – Boilerplate Introduction

I have to say, there is no meat here. The only pages that even pretend to be meat are pages 2, 3, and 4. Those pages are actually completely devoid of actual facts. The other 10 pages don’t even pretend to have any actual evidence or facts.

If I had handed a “report” like that in to my 5th grade teacher she would have made me do it over and given me a 2nd report to do to get a grade on the assignment.

26 posted on 12/29/2016 4:38:57 PM PST by TigersEye (Congratulations, President Donald J. Trump! – Let’s MAGA!!!)

To: Secret Agent Man

>>Passing off a pair of twos like a straight flush.<<

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

I was thinking of the term, “Four-flusher.”

That’s a cheater that flashes a hand with four diamonds and a heart and tries to rake in the pot.

If caught, they say “Oops. My bad. Must be the bad lighting.”


To: Secret Agent Man

>>Passing off a pair of twos like a straight flush.<<

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

I was thinking of the term, “Four-flusher.”

That’s a cheater that flashes a hand with four diamonds and a heart and tries to rake in the pot.

If caught, they say “Oops. My bad. Must be the bad lighting.”

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