Ryan Kalember, vice president of cybersecurity strategy for Proofpoint told the media that the Wikileaks dump of CIA documents is part of a “disinformation campaign” waged by Russia.
Kalember pointed the information dump as a scheme to undermine the intelligence community. He said: “That comes out in the WikiLeaks press release and immediately, all of the bots on Twitter who everyone speculates are controlled by agents of a particular government immediately start saying it wasn’t Russia that hacked the DNC, it was the CIA. You have this really obvious kind of disinformation campaign that is ready to go as soon as the leak happens.”
According to Kalember, the CIA dump has all the “hallmarks” of Russia and explained that the bigger story is: “If you were actually trying to undermine a very specific claim