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.

A copy of one of the fake emails sent was posted on Twitter by the threat-tracking organisation Spamhaus
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