Journalists, media under attack from hackers: Google researchers | Reuters

Been hacked/attacked for speaking out? It's common.

Twenty-one of the world's top-25 news organizations have been the target of likely state-sponsored hacking attacks, according to research by two Google security engineers.

While many internet users face attacks via email designed to steal personal data, journalists were "massively over-represented" among such targets, said Shane Huntley, a security software engineer at Google.
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While many of the world's biggest media players have been targeted in these attacks, small news organizations, citizen journalists and bloggers were also targeted, Huntley said ....

Source: Journalists, media under attack from hackers: Google researchers | Reuters

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    Employment: 2008 - present, website developer and writer. 2015 - present, insurance broker. Education: Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Political Science. City University of Seattle, graduate studies in Public Administration. Volunteerism: 2007 - present, president of the Real Liberal Christian Church and Christian Commons Project.
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