FBI Email System Hacked, Sends Fake DHS Cyberattack Messages

FBI Email System Hacked, Sends Fake DHS Cyberattack Messages


The FBI sent out fake DHS cyberattack messages after its email system was hacked early Saturday morning.

“While the emails are indeed being sent from infrastructure that is owned by the FBI/DHS (the LEEP portal), our research shows that these emails *are* fake.” – Switzerland-based non-profit organization Spamhaus Project said.

FBI email infrastructure has been compromised and is being used to send fake emails about fake cyberattacks to system admins right now. https://t.co/VnZqCR305f

— Kevin Beaumont (@GossiTheDog) November 13, 2021

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Here’s an example of a fake email sent out by the FBI:

This is an example email being sent via FBI notification. It is not real. pic.twitter.com/w6fvQrZiAF

— Kevin Beaumont (@GossiTheDog) November 13, 2021

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