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TeamViewer users reporting unauthorized access, hack suspected

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jun 1, 2016.

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    Several TeamViewer users have reported unauthorized access over the last few days, leading some to suspect that the remote connection company has been hacked.

    The unauthorized access reports started showing up on Reddit around the same time that the company suffered possible DNS issues that triggered outage that lasted for several hours.

    On Reddit, multiple posts are reporting unauthorized connections. In some cases, those users reporting the incidents say their PayPal accounts, as well as Amazon accounts were raided – after the unauthorized user took advantage of stored credentials in the browser to conduct transactions. Other users are reporting instances of webmail compromise using the same process.

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