Stone indictment relies on hacking evidence from DNC-hired, Google-linked cyber firm

Stone indictment relies on hacking evidence from DNC-hired, Google-linked cyber firm
Roger Stone (Image: YouTube screen grab via Real Time with Bill Maher)

[Ed. – It’s CrowdStrike, of course, the company that kept the DNC server running for five weeks while it was compromised — the period when most of the pilfered emails were siphoned off — and got to examine the server even though the DNC would never let the FBI look at it.  The Google link coupled with the DNC link puts CrowdStrike squarely in Hillary’s corner.]

Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller opens his office’s indictment of Roger Stone, a former associate of President Donald Trump, by citing information that relies on an outside company’s independent assessment that Russia hacked the servers of the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

The indictment immediately implies that WikiLeaks released emails stolen by Russians who allegedly hacked the DNC servers, going on to document alleged communication between Stone and WikiLeaks in part using intermediaries. …

The DNC famously refused to allow the FBI to access its server to verify the allegation that Russia carried out a hack during the 2016 presidential campaign. Instead, the DNC reached an arrangement with the FBI in which a third party company, CrowdStrike, conducted forensics on the server and shared details with the FBI.

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As this reporter previously documented, CrowdStrike was financed to the tune of $100 million from a funding drive by Google Capital.

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