Newsbuka.com has learnt that hackers on Saturday compromised a United States Federal Bureau of Investigation email system, sending tens of thousands of messages warning of a possible cyberattack.
Threat-tracking organization Spamhaus Project said on its Twitter account that the hackers sent tens of thousands of emails warning of a possible cyberattack.
In a statement on Saturday, the FBI said fake emails seem to have come from a legitimate email address ending in @ic.fbi.gov,
It added that the hardware affected by the incident was taken offline quickly upon discovery of the issue.
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