|RT | Jul 31, 2017|
The whistleblowing organisation claims the batch of 21,075 emails, dating from March 2009 to April 2017, are uniquely verified through its DKIM system.
RELEASE: 21,075 verified searchable emails from the campaign of President Macron #MacronEmails#MacronLeakshttps://t.co/9LlW785eYupic.twitter.com/HIq6nTcdwq— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) July 31, 2017
It states that while only the 21,075 emails marked with its green "DKIM verified" banner are certified by WikiLeaks as genuine, it believes “based on statistical sampling” that the “overwhelming majority” of the remainder are also authentic.
“As the emails are often in chains and include portions of each other, it is usually possible to confirm the integrity [of] other emails in the chain as a result of the DKIM verified emails within it,” the statement reads.
RELEASE: 25,439 email attachments associated with #Macron's presidential campaign https://t.co/HRFLKoWft4pic.twitter.com/S56PpeTghg— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) July 31, 2017
MORE: #Macron hack was 'so generic & simple that it could have been practically anyone' - French cyber defense chief https://t.co/AWFvmNGxTG— RT (@RT_com) June 1, 2017
The head of the French government’s cyber security agency, Guillaume Poupard, told AP the hack was “so generic and simple that it could have been practically anyone.”