Law-enforcement suspends probe into hacking of BNS Lithuania system

  • 2017-06-14
  • BNS/TBT Staff
Lithuanian law-enforcement officials have suspended their pre-trial investigation into the hacking of the system of the Baltic News Service's Vilnius bureau, saying that they are unable, at least for now, to track down the hacker, who used a system that ensures anonymity of the user. BNS Lithuania on Monday was informed by a prosecutor about the suspension of the probe. A fake news story headlined "An Echo of Syria in Latvia: US Soldiers Exposed to Yperite" was published on the BNS Lithuania wire in Lithuanian and Russian on April 12. The ...
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