An anonymous reader writes: CyberJunta, the group behind the alleged hack, released late on Sunday email exchanges belonging to Surkov, a scan of passports belonging to Surkov and his family, and 22 pages from documents outlining a plan to support nationalist and separatist politicians and to encourage early parliamentary elections in Ukraine, all with the aim of undermining the government in Kiev.
Oleksandr Tkachuk, the chief of staff to the head of the SBU, Ukraine’s intelligence service, said on TV Tuesday that experts from the agency examined the documents released by CyberJunta, and believe them to be real.
“We only have access to the files released to the public and do not have contacts with the hacker group that released them,” Tkachuk said. “So, we don’t have the ability to determine whether the documents were changed after they were received by electronic mail.”
Little is known about the group behind the hack and their origins and motivations. However, CyberJunta says that it is working in conjunction with other hacker groups known as FalconsFlame, RUH8, and Trinity and that they plan to release more documents belonging to Surkov in the coming days.