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The hacking group responsible for breaking into the social media accounts of a number of high-profile tech executives took aim at a different kind of target on Saturday: Variety

Early Saturday afternoon a number of people took to social media to report that emails coming from an apparently hacked Variety email account were making it into their inboxes. 

Although the company’s site and social media accounts, which typically report on Hollywood news, appeared unaffected, the email screenshots from many Variety contacts offered proof that unusual messaging was being delivered on behalf of the media company.  Read more…

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