Hackers hobble NZ Telecom email service – again


Telecom’s email service, provided by global internet giant Yahoo, has been compromised by hackers for at least the fourth time in the last 12 months.

And Telecom says it has no idea how bad the latest attack might be, or where it’s coming from.

“At this point we don’t have confirmation of the cause or the scale of the problem,” the company told the New Zealand Herald. “In the meantime our advice to customers is that they should mark suspicious looking emails as junk/spam and should never click on the links contained in them, even if the emails come from a known contact.”


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