A notorious Russian hacker offered on Christmas to sell access to a British
Broadcasting Corporation server through an underground forum, according to
Cybersecurity firm Hold Security LLC, which monitors underground forums for
potentially stolen information, alerted Reuters to the incident, and pegged
the hacker as someone who goes by the aliases "HASH" and "Rev0lver." The
reportedly compromised site, ftp.bbc.co.uk, is a file transfer protocol, which
are generally used for moving large files on the Internet.
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"It's definitely a notch in someone's belt," Hold Security founder Alex Holden
told Reuters. Read more...
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