Typographical error in Email Domain Reportedly Reroutes US Military Messages to Mali

  • A mistake in email endpoints (.ML instead of .MIL) led to millions of US military emails being sent to Mali.
  • Manager of Mali’s domain, Johannes Zuurbier, discovered this error, warning the US of its potential exploitation by their adversaries.
  • Even though the messages weren’t marked classified, they hold sensitive information about US military personnel and their families.
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