Credentials of WHO, World Bank & NIH officials shared online
Email addresses and passwords belonging to top officials at WHO, the Gates Foundation, the National Institute of Health, the Wuhan Institute of Virology, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have been shared on Twitter and Pastebin by unknown actors.
The published email addresses and passwords were discovered by Site Intelligence Group, a US-based NGO that tracks online activities of white supremacists and jihadist organisations. The group's director Rita Katz believes these details were disseminated by far-right extremists to harass officials at the targeted global agencies.
According to information obtained by BBC, the leaked email addressses and passwords numbered over 25,000, including 9,938 from the National Institute of Health (NIH), 6,857 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 5,120 from the World Bank, 2,732 from the World Health Organization (WHO), 269 from the Gates Foundation, and 21 from the Wuhan Institute of Virology...