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TheHackerNews.com taken down by the Google Blogger platform

April 7, 2022 - Reading time: 4 minutes

One of the most widely known Cyber Security Blogs "TheHackerNews.com" has been suspended on Friday Afternoon (22.10.2021) by the Google Blogger platform. 

The Website was founded by Mohit Kumar, and is one of the most trusted sites among the Cybersecurity Community across the globe. The company claims it has a traffic volume of almost 10 million monthly readers.

On 22.10.2021 users were greeted with the following error page:

The team behind TheHackerNews.com confirmed the suspension in the following tweet: URGENT HELP REQUIRED (from Google’s Blogger Team) Google, for unknown reasons, has deleted thehackernews.com from its service, leaving us with no backups. Please help us get in touch with the right person at Google @paul_irish @mattcutts @mathias @natashenka @maddiestone — The Hacker News (@TheHackersNews) October 22, 2021

TheHackerNews team notified that their website, which was hosted on Google’s Blogger Platform, had been removed without any reason and they had no backups of their content in any form. The team behind thehackernews.com was looking for help from Blogger Team.

UPDATE:

The Website thehackernews.com is up again, but the reason for the suspension is still unknown.

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