Mmegi attacked

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For the second time in 10 days, MmegiOnline, the Internet edition of Mmegi newspaper and its sister publication, The Monitor suffered a major hacking yesterday (Thursday).

On Thursday morning, just after 10am, hackers defaced the website and later brought it down and placed the picture of cancer patient, Abian Ntshabele on her hospital bed.

Below the picture was a message urging people to save Abbie’s life by praying for her and offering donations. The hacker also provided two banking details of Abian Ntshabele and Tiny Lerato Ntshabele but Mmegi could not authenticate the details.

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