Fake report about coronavirus-infected US soldier posted on Lithuanian news website

  • 2020-01-31
  • BNS/TBT Staff
KAUNAS - A Lithuanian online news site was hacked on Friday to post a fake news story alleging that a US military officer has contracted the coronavirus. The fake story, made to look like a BNS news report, was visible on the kauno.diena.lt news website for about ten minutes and was removed before it rose to the top of the page, according to Tadas Sirvinskas, the director of the Kauno Diena daily. "There is a case of hacking into the content management system," Sirvinskas told BNS, adding that experts were still looking at how the website...
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