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World Trump might raise Burisma hacking with Putin -White House

18:30  16 january  2020
18:30  16 january  2020 Source:   reuters.com

Ukrainian gas firm hacked by Russians, cybersecurity company finds

  Ukrainian gas firm hacked by Russians, cybersecurity company finds Russian government hackers successfully penetrated the internal systems of Burisma, the Ukrainian-based oil and gas firm that once employed Vice President Joe Biden’s son Area 1, the cybersecurity outfit, issued a report detailing Russian GRU phishing efforts beginning in November 2019 aimed at "targeting the email credentials of employees at Burisma Holdings and its subsidiaries and partners" in an effort to "gain control of [Burisma's] internal systems.

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WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump may discuss the reported hacking of Ukrainian energy firm Burisma the next time he talks to Russian President Vladimir Putin, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway told reporters at the White House on Thursday.

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to US President Donald Trump, speaks to the press at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 16, 2020. © NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images Kellyanne Conway, counselor to US President Donald Trump, speaks to the press at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 16, 2020.

A Ukrainian official earlier on Thursday said Kiev had sought the FBI's assistance in investigating the reported hack, which was revealed this week when an American cybersecurity firm reported Russian military hackers had tried to steal emails from Burisma.

This is a breaking news story; please check back for additional updates.

(Reporting by Steve Holland and Lisa Lambert; Writing by Susan Heavey Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

Ukraine Probes Alleged Spying on U.S. Diplomat and Burisma Hack .
Ukrainian police opened criminal investigations into the alleged illegal surveillance of a former U.S. ambassador by people linked to President Donald Trump and a cyber-attack against a company mentioned in his impeachment proceedings. The probe into the possible monitoring of former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch follows the release of records from U.S. House committees that suggest that Lev Parnas, an indicted associate of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, was keeping tabs on the diplomat’s whereabouts when she was stationed in Ukraine.

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