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ICANN Website Security Breached

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    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has issued a warning to those who registered with its public website that their profile accounts were accessed by an “unauthorized person”. ICANN states that the usernames, email addresses, and encrypted passwords to people’s profile accounts have been compromised in the last week. Profile accounts on the ICANN website can contain “user preferences for the website, public bios, interests, newsletter subscriptions, etc”

    In a statement published on its website, ICANN state that “there is no evidence that any profile accounts were accessed or that any internal ICANN systems were accessed without authorization” and that “no operational information, financial data or IANA systems were involved.”

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