Social Media accounts, SMS service of Tahrir News hacked

Hackers break into the official twitter and facebook accounts of Tahrir News, the popular Egyptian newspaper and published false information, according to Softpedia report.

The organization has confirmed the security breach and informed their subscribers about the security breach in their website.

“The media company believes the Muslim Brotherhood has launched this attack in an effort to ‘spread chaos and cause confusion among Egyptians.’ “The softpedia report says.

The security breach forced the organization to temporarily shut down the SMS service which was also reportedly hijacked by the hackers.

At the time of writing, Twitter and Facebok accounts appears to be recovered and back to normal.

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