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News Corp cyber-attack: firm says it believes hack linked to China

Hacking of emails at Murdoch company raises fears for safety of journalists’ confidential sources

Journalists working for Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp have had their email accounts hacked in what the company believes was an espionage operation linked to China, raising fears for the safety of confidential sources.

The cyber-attack affected a limited number of individuals working for outlets including News UK – the publisher of the Times and the Sun – as well as the Wall Street Journal and the New York Post.

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