On the morning of June 12, the Izvestia website was attacked by a hacker; materials were posted on the portal, to which the editors had nothing to do. This was stated by MIC “Izvestia” in his Telegram channel.
The publication emphasized that hackers tried to capture several employees' work accounts and post materials. Compromised accounts were quickly discovered, the threat to the site's security was eliminated, Izvestia noted.
officially refute the fact of the existence of an appeal on behalf of the first deputy head of the presidential administration, Sergei Kiriyenko, as well as the fact of the publication of such an article on behalf of the editorial board, – said the general director of the publication Vladimir Tyulin.
added that they were investigating the fact of the incident.
It was previously reported that on June 9, the website of Rospotrebnadzor was hacked.
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