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    According to the president's campaign, no confidential data has been stolen by the attackers since none of it "is actually stored" on the website.

    The campaign website for President Donald Trump has come under a hacker attack, Tim Murtaugh, the Director of Communications for Trump's re-election campaign, said on Tuesday.

    It appears that the site had not been working for some time. According to Tech Crunch, the criminals seized the "About" page of the site and put instead what appears to be a "scam" for collecting cryptocurrency. The hackers said they knew "the origins" of COVID-19 and had compromising data on the US president, claiming that "full access to Trump and relatives" was obtained.

    The hackers also threatened to release the "compromising facts" whether they get the money, or not.

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