France TV cyberattack probe focused on 'Russian hackers'

GMT 17:26 2015 Tuesday ,09 June

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TV5Monde headquarters in Paris
Paris - AFP

The investigation into the cyberattack suffered by France's TV5Monde television channel in April is now focusing on "a group of Russian hackers", a judicial source told AFP on Tuesday.

The cyberattack was carried out by unknown persons claiming to represent the Daesh group, with jihadist propaganda messages placed on the station's website, and Facebook and Twitter accounts. The judicial source was confirming information first published by L'Express newspaper.


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