Qatari government-funded international Arabic news channel Al Jazeera announced to have blocked a series of disruptive cyberattacks aimed at its news publishing platform.
Qatari government-funded international Arabic news channel Al Jazeera announced to have blocked this week a series of cyberattacks that attempted to disrupt and take over some components of its news publishing platform.
“Al Jazeera Media Network was subjected to a series of cyber hacking attempts to penetrate some of its platforms and websites this week.” reads the press release published by Al Jazeera.
“Between June 5 and 8, 2021, Al Jazeera websites and platforms experienced continued electronic attacks aimed at accessing, disrupting, and controlling some of the news platforms. The peak of these attacks took place on Sunday evening, June 6, prior to the screening of an episode of the documentary strand ‘Ma Khafia Atham’ (What is Hidden is Greater) entitled “In the Grip of the Resistance” on Al Jazeera Channel.”