Month: December 2018

Guccifer 2.0 Game Over – Year End Review

Guccifer 2.0 Game Over – Year End Review It’s almost two years since I started investigating Guccifer 2.0. Since then, largely thanks to several other independent researchers and their contributions, much has been discovered. The purpose of this article is to go back over all of the discoveries made during the last two years, as well as the various challenges received, and to provide an up-to-date status on the validity of different areas of research into Guccifer 2.0. The articles and findings at issue are as follows: Guccifer 2.0’s First Documents NGP-VAN Archive Study CF.7z Archive Study Language Analysis...

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Forensicator: Guccifer 2.0 Returns To The East Coast

Forensicator: Guccifer 2.0 Returns To The East Coast Editorial Note: The Forensicator recently published a report, titled “Guccifer 2 Returns To The East Coast.” Forensicator provided the following introduction to his latest findings, reproduced here with the permission of the author. In this post, we announce a new finding that confirms our previous work and is the basis for an update that we recently made to Guccifer 2’s Russian Breadcrumbs.  In our original publication of that report, we posited that there were indications of a GMT+4 timezone offset (legacy Moscow DST) in a batch of files that Guccifer 2 posted on...

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The Guardian’s Reputation In Tatters After Forger Revealed To Have Co-Authored Assange Smear

The Guardian’s Reputation In Tatters After Forger Revealed To Have Co-Authored Assange Smear Regular followers of WikiLeaks-related news are at this point familiar with the multiple serious infractions of journalistic ethics by Luke Harding and the Guardian, especially (though not exclusively) when it comes to Julian Assange and WikiLeaks. However, another individual at the heart of this matter is far less familiar to the public. That man is Fernando Villavicencio, a prominent Ecuadorian political activist and journalist, director of the USAID-funded NGO Fundamedios and editor of online publication FocusEcuador. Most readers are also aware of the Guardian’s recent publication of...

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