Hacker tries to sell access to a BBC server online

Known as “HASH” and “Rev0lver”, an infamous Russian hacker recently managed to gain access to one of the BBC’s servers. The hacker proceeded to attempt to sell access to the server on an underground forum but was discovered Hold Security LLC, a security firm that monitors underground forums for such activity.

A well-known Russian hacker recently gained access to one of the BBC’s servers prior to Christmas Day and tried to sell access to it on an underground forum according to cyber security firm Hold Security LLC. The company, which monitors black market forums for such activity, said the site that was compromised was a file transfer protocol at ftp.bbc.co.uk.

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By Louie Baur

+Louie Baur is Editor at Long Beach Louie, a Long Beach Restaurant Review site as well as Skateboard Park. Find him on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.

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