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Saudi TV website hacked by Libyan

A Libyan man hacked the website of a Saudi government-owned satellite news TV channel 'Alikhbaria' and stole all its data before knocking it off-line.

The site remained has remained off-line since Friday after it was hacked by a man only identified himself only as a Libyan.

“The hacker managed to steal a month's data and content before completely disrupting the site,” Sabq Arabic language newspaper said.

It quoted communication sources as saying the channel had sought help from a “services support” company to restore the site and guard it against fresh hacking.

The report did not mention why the hacker targeted that website.

 

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