The hacker who first revealed Hillary Clinton's secret email address has now revealed that he hacked into the email's server, according to FOX News.
Marcel Lehel Lazar, the hacker who goes by the moniker “Guccifer,” told FOX News that he broke into the Clinton email server twice during interviews over the phone and inside a jail facility in Alexandria, Virginia:
“For me, it was easy ...easy for me, for everybody.”
He also said that there was evidence of others accessing the server:
“As far as I remember, yes, there were up to 10 like IPs from other parts of the world. You see the numbers only but you can tell by the numbers the region of the world.”
While he said it was an easy hack, he ultimately did not publicize the findings because they weren't particularly revelatory in his eyes.
“Guccifer” has been known for leaking photos of George W. Bush's paintings and family photos, hacking Colin Powell's Facebook page and alleging he had an affair with a European politician, and exposing Sidney Blumenthal's close relationship with Hillary Clinton.
He said he found Clinton server's contents on foreign affairs to be mundane.
A similar report from NBC's Dateline series “On Assignment” corroborated FOX's reporting. Prior to “Guccifer”'s extradition to the United States from Romania in March, Cynthia McFadden interviewed the hacker:
McFADDEN: When Hillary Clinton says that her server is absolutely safe – you’re laughing.
MARCEL LEHEL LAZAR (GUCCIFER): That’s a lie.
McFADDEN: That’s a lie?
McFADDEN: It's not safe.
GUCCIFER: It's not safe at all.
Further details about the NBC interview, which was announced on Wednesday night after FOX's report, are expected to come to light during the Dateline special on Sunday.
The Clinton campaign maintains that there has been no evidence of a hacker, saying on their website:
Was the server ever hacked?
No, there is no evidence there was ever a breach.
Was there ever an unauthorized intrusion into her email or did anyone else have access to it?
What was done after her email was exposed in February 2013 after the hacker known as “Guccifer” hacked Sid Blumenthal’s account?
While this was not a breach of Clinton's account, because her email address was exposed, steps were taken at that time to ensure the security and integrity of her electronic communications, including changing her email address.
“Guccifer” is expected to go to trial in September.