FBI Emails System Hacked And 100,000 Emails Sent Out

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Hackers accessed the FBI’s email system and sent spam to 100,000 accounts on Saturday, according to the Spamhaus Project, an email spam watchdog group.

The organization posted an example on Twitter of one of the emails that were sent to thousands of accounts.

The email bears the subject “Urgent: Threat actor in systems” and purports to come from a cybersecurity division of the Department of Homeland Security.

The email purports to warn recipients of a potential “exfiltration” — meaning a withdrawal of data — from their systems by cybersecurity expert Vinny Troia and cybercriminal group The Dark Overlord.

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