COVID-19/Leak

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Event.png COVID-19/Leak(leak,  hack?) Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
DateApril 2020
LocationInternet

Around 20,000-25,000 of people sets of email addresses and passwords were released online by 21 April 2020.[1] Commercially-controlled media did not report the story widely. "Robert Potter, an independent Australian cybersecurity expert, said the data was real as he could verify some of the email IDs and passwords of WHO."[2]

Affected organisations

World Bank, NIH, WIV, Gates Foundation

Reporting

The Washington Post's version of the story was written by Souad Mekhennet and Craig Timberg.[3] Vice wrote that Neo-Nazis Are Spreading a List of Emails and Passwords for Gates Foundation and WHO Employees.[4][5]

Detection

The leak was reported by SITE Intelligence.[6]


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