BFMTV and RMC victims of hacking of their social networks | EUROtoday

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Ln Saturday March 23, the Altice group media (BFMTV, RMC) broadcast uncommon messages, expressing specifically help for Palestine. Without ready, the BFMTV editorial group confirmed to Internet customers that it was the sufferer of hacking of its social networks.

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“Our BFM-RMC social media accounts are currently victims of hacking, malicious messages have been published and are gradually being deleted. Our teams are mobilized to restore the situation,” declared BFMTV on its X account. Affirming that “pursuits will be initiated to identify the perpetrators.”

“Hello, it’s Epsilon”

Saturday afternoon, a sequence of worrying messages appeared on the X accounts of media similar to BFMTV, RMC and RMC Sports, sowing doubt and alarm. Under the enigmatic pseudonym “The Epsilon Group”, publications containing “Free Palestine” shook the Web, pointing to a disconcerting cyberattack. These assaults unfold throughout the channel, concentrating on extremely adopted applications like “Les Grandes Gueules”, or the Apolline de Malherbe present.

The Epsilon Group, which is believed to be behind the cyberattack, had already managed in February 2024 to hack a database of 1.5 million prospects of the French on-line commerce group LDLC. The file would have been exfiltrated on February 27 and would comprise data on emails, phone numbers, names and addresses of the IT model's prospects, but additionally information regarding skilled prospects, such because the Siret quantity and components associated to fee, in response to data reported by RTL.