Emma North-Best filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
Tracking #

1422724-000, DOJ-AP-2019-002812


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From: Emma North-Best

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Files mentioning CyberVor, the moniker given to a group of Russian hackers responsible for perpetrating a major 2014 theft of internet credentials, as well as files mentioning the theft of credentials. The 2014 Russian hacker password theft is an alleged hacking incident resulting in the possible theft of over 1.2 billion internet credentials, including usernames and passwords, with hundreds of millions of corresponding e-mail addresses.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Emma Best

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

  • Ee5fe5df593b819c895b430b78234a096d4caa6c5_Q46184_D2195833

From: Emma North-Best

I am appealing the integrity of the search in its entirety.

  • Ee5fe5df593b819c895b430b78234a096d4caa6c5_Q46184_D2195833

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

This message is to notify you of a new appeal submission to the FOIAonline application. Appeal information is as follows:
* Appeal Tracking Number: DOJ-AP-2019-002812
* Request Tracking Number: 1422724
* Requester Name: Emma Best
* Date Submitted: 02/27/2019
* Appeal Status: Submitted
* Description: FBI appeal

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

DOJ-AP-2019-002812 has been processed with the following final disposition: Affirmed on Appeal.
Given the nature of this request, some records are only being released to you as the requester. If you have an account in FOIAonline, you may access those records by . Otherwise, those responsive records will be sent via the method agreed upon with the FOIA processor. logging into FOIAonline (

  • Best, Emma, DOJ-AP-2019-002812, FBI, Response letter, Affirm search



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    Best, Emma, DOJ-AP-2019-002812, FBI, Response letter, Affirm search