KAN has revealed that it’s online broadcast of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 was hacked last night.
During the first Semi-Final, the Israeli national broadcasters online broadcast was affected by hackers. Statements such as “Israel is not safe, you will see” and “Risk of Missile Attack, Please take shelter” appeared on screen in place of the broadcast.
The hacking is currently being investigated by both the EBU and host broadcaster KAN. KAN released a statement saying:
The problem was fixed quickly, and it seems that during the first semi-finals a site was hacked here for a few minutes, and we believe that the messages were not seen by many people.