In response to media studies, Egyptian authorities shut down the Nabd information app on Friday after it printed fabricated details about the dying of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.
This motion got here after the Nabd app transmitted a information merchandise attributed to “eXtra information” and “CBC” channels, reporting the dying of President Sissi, and the Further Information channel denied accountability for the information, saying that it had been made.
In response to a press release launched by the 2 channels, a hacker took over the accounts of the 2 channels and unfold pretend information, together with the dying of President Sissi.
In response to Egyptian media, related authorities shut down the Nabd app after unknown people managed to interrupt into it and unfold pretend information.
She pressured that “the related authorities in Egypt have handled the hack and can take mandatory motion concerning the incident.”
It is value noting that Pulse is a free information app with over one million customers, and its organizers declare that it attracts info from over two thousand information sources within the Center East and the world.