French Network TV5Monde Is Hacked By 'Cyber Caliphate' Group

April 9, 2015 11:47 AM

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The large and influential French TV network TV5Monde was taken off the air and its online presence was hijacked by a group calling itself the Cyber Caliphate. Hours after the attack began, the network is still unable to produce live programming.

The attack by what are being called cyber jihadists began at 10 p.m. in Paris Wednesday, when screens that would normally show TV5Monde went blank, with normal programming replaced by a message: "Je suIS IS."

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