External Email System FBI Compromised: Sending Out Fake Warnings

Published: 2021-11-14
Last Updated: 2021-11-14 23:05:31 UTC
by Didier Stevens (Version: 1)
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The external email system of the FBI was breached on Saturday, and started to send out emails with fake warnings for cyberthreats.

The emails originated from an @ic.fbi[.]gov email account, according to an FBI statement.

We recommend scrutinizing emails received over the weekend from this domain.

Didier Stevens
Senior handler
Microsoft MVP

Keywords: compromise email fbi
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