Domain name registrar Namecheap on Monday reported that it was besieged Sunday night by cyberattackers who employed username and password data possibly stolen by the so-called CyberVor hacker gang. “CyberVor” is the name Hold Security used last month when it reported the theft of 1.2 billion online credentials. The cybercriminals executing the attack on Namecheap used stored usernames and passwords along with fake browser software to simulate authentic Web browser logins, said Matthew Russell, Namecheap’s vice president of hosting.
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