Hackers interrupt Catholic charity’s online press conference on Ukraine

Hacktivists on both sides of the Russia-Ukraine war have been busy. CNA reports that some hackers disrupted a Zoom event to stream obscenities and to post fake messages from participants — because disrupting faith-based events is always going to score points with the public, right?

An online press conference by a Catholic charity on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine was disrupted by hackers on Tuesday morning.

As soon as Aloysius John, general secretary of Caritas Internationalis, began to speak at the press conference, held on March 1 via the video conference platform Zoom, he was drowned out by a stream of obscenities.

The initial disruption was followed by interruptions in different voices, including those of children, lasting for at least three minutes. Zoom accounts also shared obscenities in the group chat feature of the call.

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