19,000 French websites hit

January 15, 2015 4:58 PM

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As many as 19,000 French websites have been "defaced" by hackers since the terror attacks there last week, in what some French news outlets are calling a "cyber jihad."

At least some of the attacks were carried out by known Islamic hacker groups, said Adm. Arnaud Coustilliere, head of cyberdefense for the French military.

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