American media company Lee Enterprises was reportedly the target of a disinformation campaign conducted by Iranian operatives.
According to Wall Street Journal’s source, the news agency that was hacked by Iranian hackers Seyyed Mohammad Hosein Musa Kazemi and Kiarash Nabavi was Lee Enterprises.
The FBI said they already warned the unnamed company about the intrusion but there was no evidence that Kazemi and Nabavi were able to use the breached network to publish disinformation.
Lee Enterprises however has not confirmed if they were actually hacked or if they also detected it.
Lee Enterprises is based in Davenport, Iowa and currently owns Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia, the Omaha World-Herald in Nebraska, the Buffalo News in New York, and the Arizona Daily Star, and All Politics Now.
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