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November 13, 2021

Hoax Email Blast Abused Poor Coding in FBI Website

This post was originally published on this siteThe Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) confirmed today that its domain name and Internet address were used to blast out thousands of fake emails about a cybercrime investigation. According to an interview with the person who claimed responsibility for the hoax, the spam messages were sent by abusing insecure code in an FBI online portal designed to share information with state and local law enforcement authorities. The phony message sent late Thursday evening via the FBI’s email system. Image: Late in the evening of Nov. 12 ET, tens of thousands of […]