Ever used VFEmail? No? Well, chances are you never will now: Hackers wipe servers, backups in 'catastrophic' attack

www.theregister.co.uk | 2/12/2019 | Staff
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A hacker wiped every server and backup of VFEmail this week in a "catastrophic" attack, according to the webmail service.

VFEmail admins detailed the network intrusion on Monday in a grim red-letter update posted to the site's front page. The service's founder Rick Romero also said it's likely the webmail outfit is toast as a result of the ransacking:

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While the site is once again up and running for paid users, it appears that, at least for all US customers, all their inboxes are empty, cleared out by one or more miscreants. "We have suffered catastrophic destruction at the hands of a hacker," the site's admins said. "This person has destroyed all data in the US, both primary and backup systems."

Users who log in now will be able to send and receive new mails, but...
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