Was the Fox News Website Defaced?


UPDATE, Nov 5. 3:36 p.m., ET: Fox News has released an official statement clarifying that the glitch was caused by “routine website maintenance”:

“During routine website maintenance, a home page prototype was accidently moved to the actual site,” Jeff Misenti, chief digital officer at Fox News, said in the statement. “As with any mistake in testing, engineers noticed the error and quickly brought the site back to its normal function.”

Anyone visiting the Fox News website Tuesday afternoon may have noticed something was off

For a few minutes, the top story on the site had the caption “Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee,” followed by “STUFF YO,” in what initially appeared to be a hacker attack. The date on the homepage read May 16, 2013, which happens to be the day that hackers from Lulzsec were …

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Via: Mashable: Business

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