US intelligence analysts learned last month that hacked emails from Ukraine’s Burisma Holdings would be dumped online as an “October surprise,” The New York Times reported.
Russian military intelligence hackers successfully breached Burisma’s servers in January, The Times reported earlier this year.
Wednesday’s report said analysts contacted people with knowledge of the hack because they were concerned “the Burisma material would be leaked alongside forged materials in an attempt to hurt” the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden.
Earlier Wednesday, the month after US intelligence learned about Russia’s plan to dump emails, The New York Post published an article purporting to feature …read more
Source:: Business Insider