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CNN's Political Ticker website hacked, Fake News article posted

Hackers breached CNN's Political Ticker blog(politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com) and manged to post false news story titled "Anonymous Bitcoin operator Btc-e.com goes out of business"
Hackers breached CNN's Political Ticker blog(politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com) and manged to post false news story titled "Anonymous Bitcoin operator Btc-e.com goes out of business". The fake news was posted on Friday.

The news article claimed that "the Supreme Court of California issued a ruling on winding up of Btc-e Co.".


"Under the lawsuit, the company is not a member of any professional association or self-regulating organization (SRO). " The fake article reads. "All accounts of Btc-e Co. will be seized and checked for legality for eight days."


The CNN spokesperson responded to the security breach saying hackers compromised the user's credentials for a third-party publishing platform.  CNN quickly removed the false story.  CNN didn't disclose how the hackers compromised the credentials.

Here is the screenshot of the full article:

Fake News posted by Hackers in CNN website
 
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