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How They Hacked The Telegraph

Telegraph Media Group employees began to receive emails purporting to come from external organisations. Containing a polite, formal greeting, they looked just like hundreds of legitimate emails that are received every day. In what turned out to be a classic ‘phishing attack’, recipients were invited to click a link, and once they had done so asked to enter both their Telegraph user account and password details. After one user entered her details, she soon noticed an alert from Google Apps, which provide Telegraph email services, saying that her account was also being accessed in Russia, and alerted internal IT security services.

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