Matichon Online Disrupted By 'Cyberattack'

(7 August) The online
service of Matichon newspaper – the main publication of Matichon Group – was down briefly today
after it reportedly suffered a series of cyberattack.

The news site was down around 15.00
earlier today and became accessible again some hours later. The management of Matichon Online
released a statement saying the site was attacked by Malware programs which has caused some damage
to the data system.

The statement said the attackers also engaged in data theft, but did
not offer more detail. The statement did not suggest who is behind the attacks.

Technicians
are still fixing the system and visitors to Matichon Online may encounter some problems, according
to the statement.

The websites of Khaosod and Khaosod English are not affected by the
incidents.