For a few months, I have been speculating there were deeper ties to the CIA or NSA for Rodney Joffe. There were a number of indications of that, which I have covered.
Today, the government produced records responsive to my FOIA. We sued the Department of Defense for records, and now we have them.
My FOIA was:
One of the first emails that stood out was sent from Rodney Joffe to Keromytis, noting:
This is confirmation that Joffe worked for the NSA in some capacity.
It’s important not to make leaps of speculation, but there are many possible implications to this. We know the NSA is a corner piece to much of the DNC hack story. Was Joffe involved? We don’t know.
As I have repeatedly reported, there has been a source who alleges Joffe played a key role in the attribution for the DNC hack. Whether that was was for the NSA or FBI (where he also has a lot of contact) or to DARPA/DHS/others, is unclear.
(…) Here is a link to all of the files.