ICANN was hacked, but critical data was protected

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Hackers breached the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization that coordinates unique web addresses all across the world, but luckily didn’t hit the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, an important leg that keeps the Internet running smoothly.

Attackers used “spear fishing” to break into the system in late November, according to a post on ICANN’s website this week. Staffers received email messages that appeared to be coming from ICANN’s own domain; several ICANN staffers’ emails were compromised.

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Via: Mashable: Tech

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