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  1. Video: ICANN was Hacked, but Critical Data was ProtectedRead the original story

    Friday | ClipSyndicate

    Hackers breached the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the organization that coordinates unique web addresses all across the world. But the hackers did not hit the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, an important leg that keeps the Internet running smoothly.

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  2. ICANN was hacked, but critical data was protectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mashable

    Hackers breached the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers , 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.

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  3. Hackers are going after the Interneta s very infrastructure. Herea s why that matters.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    The Los Angeles-based nonprofit group that acts as something of the air traffic-controller of the global Internet has announced that it was the victim of a hacking attack last month . That's raising concerns because, while little-known to most Internet users, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers -- better known as ICANN -- quietly helps to keep the Internet up and running.

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  4. 2014 welcomes the Net's new names: .beer, .farm, .nyc and much moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNET News.com

    ... earnest. Starting in February, 469 of these new names arrived, says the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ( ICANN ), a nonprofit organization that oversees the system. As of December 18, people have registered 3.6 million Internet ...

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  5. The heart of the Internet has been hackedRead the original story

    Friday | GantDaily.com

    The nonprofit group - called the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers - revealed the hack in a website post earlier this week, saying the intrusion began in November. The organization confirmed that a key department, which is in charge of ensuring the global Internet network runs smoothly, was not affected.

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  6. ICANN Hit By CyberattackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Dark Reading

    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers , the organization responsible for managing the Internet's use of domain names, was recently compromised by a spear phishing campaign. In an alert earlier this week, ICANN said it is investigating an intrusion into its networks that appears related to a spear phishing campaign in late November.

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  7. ICANN Email Accounts HackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MediaPost

    Spammers have hacked into the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers system and taken control of employee email accounts, as well as stolen the personal information of people that do business with the group.

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  8. Spear phishing attack led to ICANN compromiseRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | TechTarget

    ... who used phishing emails to steal staff members' credentials. ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) , the nonprofit organization tasked with allocating IP addresses and other tasks vital to the operation of the Internet, ...

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  9. Hackers Gain Access to ICANN Network Through Compromised Employee CredentialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2012 | The WHIR

    Hackers used a spear phishing attack to target Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers employees in late November. On Tuesday the organization announced that the compromised credentials were used to access other systems.

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  10. Top US Internet Regulator Hacked Ahead Of Obama Global GiveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Daily Caller

    The U.S.-regulated corporation responsible for managing the Internet's most-crucial functions was hacked last month according to a statement from the company this week, which comes months after the Obama administration announced plans to hand regulation of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers over to the global community. ICANN - the organization charged with managing domain names, assigning Internet protocol addresses and executing other crucial web functions under the Commerce Department - suffered a "spear phishing" attack in late November that successfully breached the company's systems, according to a blog post on ICANN's website .

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  11. 'Spear phished': Hackers attack internet overlord ICANNRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Russia Taday

    ... indistinguishable fake login pages. Los Angeles-based ICANN, or the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, is responsible for handling the majority of internet domain names, making sure they can be universally accessed from any ...

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  12. Congress defunds Internet giveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... not sign a new contract and let the old contractor, in this case the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), walk away with the asset. It's absurd. ICANN would be stealing. Never mind that the language is quite similar to how ...

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  13. Net overseers hit by phishing attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | BBC News

    ... have gone astray and asked them to change their passwords. Icann, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, was set up to oversee the underlying addressing system that keeps the net running and ensures data gets where it is supposed ...

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  14. ICANN Employees Duped by Phishing ScamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | PC Magazine

    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has been hacked, and its employee email accounts and personal information compromised. The organization, which oversees the Web's address system, on Tuesday reported that a spear-phishing attack initiated in late November exposed more than just worker IDs.

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  15. Hackers trick way into ICANN computersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Straits Times

    The private agency that acts as a gatekeeper for the Internet on Wednesday said that hackers tricked their way into its computers. A "spearfishing" attack aimed at US-based nonprofit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers hooked staff members with emails crafted to appear as though they were sent from peers using "icann.org" addresses, according to a blog post.

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  16. ICANN Hacked Including Root DNS SystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Darknet

    ... root zone system which is the highest authority for DNS requests. " The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is a non-profit organization that is responsible for the coordination of maintenance and methodology of several ...

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  17. ICANN Falls For Spear Phishing AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | [H]ard OCP

    You'd think that the people at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers would be smart enough to avoid spear phishing attacks . ICANN believes that the attack was committed in late November using emails sent to staff members that were designed to look like they came from within ICANN.

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  18. ICANN e-mail accounts, zone database breached in spearphishing attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Ars Technica

    Unknown attackers used a spearphishing campaign to compromise sensitive systems operated by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers , a coup that allowed them to take control of employee e-mail accounts and access personal information of people doing business with the group. ICANN, which oversees the Internet's address system, said in a release published Tuesday that the breach also gave attackers administrative access to all files stored in its centralized zone data system , as well as the names, postal addresses, e-mail addresses, fax and phone numbers, user names, and cryptographically hashed passwords of account holders who used the system.

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  19. Web system organization targeted by hackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Hill

    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers announced early on Wednesday that it believes its staffers were targeted by a hacking campaign that began late last month. The little-known nonprofit organization is responsible for coordinating website domain names on the Internet, so typing in a URL address leads a Web surfer to their intended site.

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  20. Congress blocks ICANN transition. Good.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ZDNet

    ... (a) of this section shall expire on September 30, 2015. ICANN is the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers , a non-profit California-based corporation created in 1998 for the purpose of administering certain key systems on the ...

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