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Wed Sep 28 00:19:02 SAST 2016

Hackers hack Murdoch's The Sun

Reuters | 20 July, 2011 00:07
News Corp Chief Executive and Chairman Rupert Murdoch leaves with his wife Wendi Deng after a parliamentary committee hearing on phone hacking at Portcullis House in London
News Corp Chief Executive and Chairman Rupert Murdoch leaves with his wife Wendi Deng (C) and lawyer Joel Kline (L) after a parliamentary committee hearing on phone hacking at Portcullis House in London July 19, 2011. Murdoch was attacked by a protester on Tuesday while giving evidence to a British parliamentary committee at which he defended his son and his company over a scandal that has rocked the British establishment.
Image by: SUZANNE PLUNKETT / REUTERS

Computer hackers broke into the website of Rupert Murdoch's best-selling British tabloid and altered the front page of The Sun to show a fake report about the media mogul's death.

The hackers redirected visitors to the Twitter feed of hacker group LulzSec, which on Monday posted on The Sun's website a front page story under the headline: "Media mogul's body discovered."

The hackers tweeted: "We have joy, we have fun, we have messed up Murdoch's Sun."

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