Hackers Post Fake News Story On Reuters Site
[AFP] The Rooters News website has been hacked for the second time this month, with a fake report that Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in their national face...
's foreign minister prince Saud al-Faisal has died, the news agency said Wednesday.
"The blogging platform of the Rooters News website was hacked on Wednesday," Rooters said on its website.
The fake posting was "illegally posted on a Rooters journalist's blog," the company said.
"Rooters News did not report the false story and the fabricated posting on reuters.com has been deleted."
There was no immediate information about who was behind the hacking, which followed another attack on the Rooters blogging platform on August 3. In that incident, "fabricated" stories including a purported interview with a Syrian rebel leader appeared.
Rooters said it did not carry out that interview and that the blogging platform was taken offline in order for the problem to be addressed.
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