Russia Today website hackers tweak headlines, replace with word "Nazi"

Filed Under: Featured, Security threats, Vulnerability

Hackers tweaked headlines on the Russian news site on Sunday, replacing the words "Russian" and "Ukrainian" in some headlines with the word "Nazi".

One such instance of the hacker's work:

RT hacked, the site for the Russia Today news outlet's television network, confirmed the hack on Twitter, though it didn't give any details about who might have been responsible:

RT website has been hacked, we are working to resolve the problem

The hack reportedly took less than an hour to undo, and the site is now back to normal.

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