Email Timeline Post Election 2016
Original Email Timeline – Pre-Election 2016
Fancy Bear (APT 28)
April 08, 2015 - A hacking attack on a French TV network is blamed on a Russian group that will later be accused of hacking political entities in the US.
May-June, 2016 – According to Donna Brazile’s 2018 book, Crowdstrike was asked by DNC to wait a month before removing hackers; DNC refutes her claim
July 26, 2016 - US intelligence agencies have “high confidence” that the Russian government is behind the hack of DNC emails.
August 12, 2016 - Whoever hacked DNC and other Democrat-related emails in the last year may have also targeted Republicans.
September 01, 2016 - Putin denies that Russia was involved in the DNC hack.
December 29, 2016 – Tech experts disagree with Crowdstrike’s assessment and are critical of the FBI/DHS Joint Analysis Report (JAR)
December 30, 2016 – The credibility of cyber firm Crowdstrike, claiming Russia hacked the DNC, comes under serious question
March 17, 2020 – Crowdstrike is confused on eleven key details about the DNC hack