INVESTIGATION – This hack comes eight years almost to the day after the attacks that decimated the editorial staff of the weekly
An investigation was opened after a complaint from the weekly Charlie Hebdo re a hack whose site was the subject of this Thursday. “An investigation has been opened on the counts of fraudulent access to an automated data processing system” but also fraudulent maintenance, introduction of data, fraudulent modification of data, fraudulent extraction of data and obstruction of the operation of such a system, has said the public prosecutor.
This piracy comes eight years almost to the day after the attacks that decimated the editorial staff of Charlie Hebdo and as the newspaper finds itself at the heart ofa diplomatic controversy after the publication on Wednesday of cartoons on the Iranian regime deemed insulting by Tehran.
“Data for sale”
According to a source familiar with the matter, there was an “attack on the commercial website and defacing of the homepage”, but without “any significant claim” at this stage. “The investigation is starting,” it added.
“Data would be on sale, this must be verified”, also indicated this source, referring in particular to personal information concerning “several thousand subscribers”. According to The world, files stolen from the journal have been uploaded. The pirate, unidentified(…) Read more at 20 minutes
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