- That was a Phishing Attack
- An email was sent to top staffers from both camps detailing the ‘agenda’ for an upcoming meeting. (That Email had a malware that installed itself onto the staffers Computers)
- The malware replicated itself through the Obama campaign’s computer system and was designed “to stay buried in the computers for months, if not years
Based on everything I know, this was a case of political cyberespionage by the Chinese government against the two American political parties,” said Dennis Blair, who served as President Obama’s director of national intelligence in 2009 and 2010. “They were looking for positions on China, surprises that might be rolled out by campaigns against China.