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Wall Street Journal acknowledges system breach


Softpedia- (National) The Wall Street Journal confirmed that its systems were compromised when an attacker gained access to news site's graphics servers, but that an ongoing investigation did not reveal any signs of damage or tampering. An individual using the handle "w0rm" known for breaching the systems of CNET claimed responsibility and stated that they were willing to sell a database stolen in the breach for one Bitcoin.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:21:05