Hackers target FBI emails and send thousands of fake messages warning of cyber attack

Hackers have targeted a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) email system by sending thousands of messages warning of a cyber attack.

Fake emails appeared to come from a legitimate FBI email address ending in @ic.fbi.gov, the agency said in a statement.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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