Crossmedia Servers Hacked

Enchiridion, Trojans Administrative District, Jupiter Space -- 19 Apr. 2057:  A cyber-security breach and attempted data theft in progress were foiled this day by Crossmedia's resident security administrator, Degenerate Sinusoid.  It is believed that no sensitive files were copied, but considerable damage to financial records and the basic operating system substrate occurred.  Vr. Sinusoid was not seriously harmed and has been fully recompiled.

"I'm shocked," said Crossmedia spokesperson Vander van Zander Zalm, "absolutely shocked and appalled.  The collective has never had to deal with a cyber-attack of this magnitude before.  We all feel violated by this absolutely cowardly and disgusting tactic.  We're particularly grateful to Vr. Sinusoid, who really earned its profit share today.  But it's clear this is a sign that we're a growing concern in the world of journalism.  We must have stirred up some kind of hornet's nest to have this level of heat coming our way.  I wouldn't be surprised at all if this is part of Omnicor's campaign of harassment against us.  It was way too clumsy and destructive for your garden-variety data thievery, and Anonymous doesn't just break in and trash the place; they tell you exactly why you're being targeted.  But whoever it was, they have not put us down and they are not going to silence us!  One thing is for sure, we're going to have to beef up our security setup."

Although no evidence has yet been discovered as to the identity of the perpetrators, investigators from the TAD Department of Public Safety, Department of Cybercrime are still sifting through the trashed files and access logs.

Full disclosure: this newsfeed is a subsidiary of Futuristical Crossmedia operated under the aegis of the Bureau of Temporal Relations.  Our service is operated from a separate, highly secure server within the Bureau datafarm; we are thus not a party to this investigation.

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