News Corp. Websites Hacked, Shut Down

Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch

The News Corp owned UK newspapers the Sun and the Times had their websites hacked and posted a fake obituary for Rupert Murdoch. The hacker group LulzSec to credit for the attacks and temporarily had the websites redirect to their Twitter page. Murdoch and News Corp. have been under scrutiny over allegations that News of the World hacked crime victims’ cellphones. Read the full article at

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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