France TV5Monde did gaffe on live television after cyber attack

April 11, 2015: After a day when France popular TV channel TV5Munde suffered a huge cyber attack by hackers claiming to be terror group ISIS, the channel in a major gaffe exposes login details of their social media accounts like Twitter, Youtube behind a journalist on a live television screen.
                     
The company in a statement told the BBC that the visible data was a one-off mistake and was not linked to the attack. The channel's tv station website, social media accounts was attacked last Wednesday.

Prime Minister Manuel Valls condemned the hack calling it unacceptable attack on  freedom of information.

The password were too blurry on screen to be visible but many users has cracked their Youtube channel password from the gaffe. A spokeswomen of the channel brushes off the incident tagging it as an isolated case of negligence. 

Source: BBC.com




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