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brooklynite

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Thu Aug 12, 2021, 06:48 AM Aug 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Cyber expert says his team can't prove Mike Lindell's claims that China hacked election [View all]

Washington Times

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The cyber expert on the “red team” hired by MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell now says the key data underpinning the theory that China hacked the 2020 election unveiled at the Cyber Symposium is illegitimate.

Mr. Lindell said he had 37 terabytes of “irrefutable” evidence that hackers, who he said were backed by China, broke into election systems and switched votes in favor of President Biden. The proof, he said, is visible in intercepted network data or “packet captures” that were collected by hackers and could be unencrypted to reveal that a cyberattack occurred and that votes were switched.

But cyber expert Josh Merritt, who is on the team hired by Mr. Lindell to interrogate the data for the symposium, told The Washington Times that packet captures are unrecoverable in the data and that the data, as provided, cannot prove a cyber incursion by China.

“So our team said, we’re not going to say that this is legitimate if we don’t have confidence in the information,” Mr. Merritt said on Wednesday, the second day of the symposium.
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How stupid was this symposium? gab13by13 Aug 2021 #1
More to the point, it's given Dominion 50 more people to sue. brooklynite Aug 2021 #2
You know I have this thought, gab13by13 Aug 2021 #4
I thought that, too obamanut2012 Aug 2021 #8
I want my $5M exboyfil Aug 2021 #3
A whole symposium filled with people with all their knowledge of "hacking" from too much TV ck4829 Aug 2021 #5
Cybersecurity is a field filled with charlatans. Happy Hoosier Aug 2021 #22
....because the Chinese wanted Biden? Who knows everything Obama knew??? lindysalsagal Aug 2021 #6
If anything, China would have been motivated to flip votes to Trump. OAITW r.2.0 Aug 2021 #19
Exactly. He was a terrific de-stabilizer, and cost us so much in every way. lindysalsagal Aug 2021 #21
I'm worried they're magnetizing our voting machines using microchips implanted by space aliens struggle4progress Aug 2021 #7
Wrong!!!!!!! obamanut2012 Aug 2021 #9
You forgot the Jewish space lasers! Maeve Aug 2021 #20
"To Hell with that fact and truth shit. We vow to keep on lying." - Republicans Champp Aug 2021 #10
He Is Mentally Ill colsohlibgal Aug 2021 #11
All those drugs he took destroyed his prefrontal cortex and he can't think critically anymore kimbutgar Aug 2021 #15
I'm Shocked!!!!! spanone Aug 2021 #12
He needs to just shut up already elias7 Aug 2021 #13
They don't have to prove it WestMichRad Aug 2021 #14
Well, until Dominion wins their lawsuits anyway. NT Happy Hoosier Aug 2021 #23
What's the world coming to? Lawyers, accountants, cyber kings will all say anything you want bucolic_frolic Aug 2021 #16
He'll keep looking.... SergeStorms Aug 2021 #17
He doesn't have "37 terabytes" of anything. JohnnyRingo Aug 2021 #18
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