News Corp posts stable earnings, reveals victim of cyberattack

(AOF) – News Corp published a profit of 262 million euros in the second quarter of its financial year 2022 (at the end of December 2021), a marginal increase compared to the 261 million generated in the same period in 2020. Adjusted profit increased on the other hand rose by 10 cents, from 0.34 to 0.44 dollars per share, and turnover increased by 12.6% to 2.72 billion dollars. The media group did not give a forecast for the rest of the financial year.

It should also be noted that Rupert Murdoch’s group revealed that it had been the victim of a cyber-attack, discovered on January 20, which allowed access to the emails and documents of certain employees, including journalists. According to a specialized consultant hired by the company, this attack would probably be intended to gather intelligence for the benefit of China’s interests.

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