Trump’s Campaign Website Compromised & Hacker Demands Cryptocurrency Ransom

It has been reported and confirmed that hackers compromised Trump’s campaign website, Tuesday evening. A message appeared on the campaign website stating, “this site is seized” and continued

Appeared briefly on DonaldJTrump.com

to read that “the world has had enough of the fake news spread daily” by President Trump and his administration.

The statement demanded payment of cryptocurrency to ensure that the confidential information discovered would not leak to media via the hacker. The information threatened to “discredit” The President and his family.

The site was offline following the attacks and went back live shortly after wholly restored. The Trump campaign has confirmed the incident but is not concerned about sensitive data. They are working with authorities and investigating the breach.

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— Read on techcrunch.com/2020/10/27/trumps-campaign-website-hacked-by-cryptocurrency-scammers/

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