'Unequivocal proof:' Qatar accuses UAE of hacking its media after WaPo report
The Washington Post report accusing the United Arab Emirates of being behind the alleged hacking of Qatar's state media agency (QNA) is infallible proof of its responsibility for the attack, Qatari officials has said.
"The information published in the Washington Post revealed the involvement of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and senior Emirati officials in the hacking of Qatar News Agency," the Gulf monarchy's government communication office said in a statement, as cited by Reuters.
The statement went on to say that the Washington Post report "unequivocally proves that this hacking crime took place."
Earlier Monday, the Washington Post reported that US intelligence had evidence proving that the United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of the QNA, citing unnamed intelligence sources.
The report particularly said senior UAE officials discussed hacking the QNA on-air text-ticker as well as social media.
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