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Metadata wrecks Guccifer 2.0's claims of a Clinton Foundation hack

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    On Thursday, Scot Terban, a researcher known to many online as Dr. Krypt3ia, shared some forensics results with Salted Hash. After checking with FOCA, the metadata shows the recently leaked documents from Guccifer 2.0 didn't actually come from the Clinton Foundation, they originated at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC).

    Earlier this week, a hacker going by the name Guccifer 2.0 claimed on their blog that they've hacked the Clinton Foundation.

    "So, this is the moment. I hacked the Clinton Foundation server and downloaded hundreds of thousands of docs and donors’ databases. Hillary Clinton and her staff don’t even bother about the information security. It was just a matter of time to gain access to the Clinton Foundation server. As you can see, the private server of the Clinton clan contains docs and donors lists of the Democratic committees, PACs, etc. Does it surprise you?" the hacker's blog post exclaims.

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