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Free calling app 'Viber' website defaced; database hacked by SEA

Free calling app 'Viber' website defaced; database hacked by SEA

Jul 23, 2013
One of the most popular free calling App " Viber " for smartphones got hacked and defaced their one of the subdomain i.e https://support.viber.com/ by  Pro-Assad hacker group the   Syrian Electronic Army . According claimed to take backup of their partial database , as shown, " We weren't able to hack all Viber systems " hacker said. SEA hackers also suggested Viber (an instant-messaging and VoIP service) users to uninstall the application because company is spying and tracking each user, recording IP address of each user in database as shown above, " Warning: If you have "Viber" app installed we advise you to delete it " they tweeted . Earlier this year, Viber announced that it had over 200 million mobile users. Just today same hackers also managed to hacked into  Daily Dot News website and deleted an article against them and last weekend Millions of Phone Book records were stolen from Truecaller Database by SE
Ubuntu Forums hacked; 2 million user's personal Information compromised

Ubuntu Forums hacked; 2 million user's personal Information compromised

Jul 21, 2013
Ubuntuforums.org , The popular Ubuntu Forums site, has posted a message on its index page, informing its near 2 million users that it has suffered a serious security breach. " There has been a security breach on the Ubuntu Forums, " reads the page. The site was defaced by hacker with Twitter handle " Sputn1k_ " and Unfortunately the attacker have gotten every user's local username, encrypted password, and email address from the Ubuntu Forums database. " The Canonical IS team is working hard as we speak to restore normal operations ." page said. Canonical advises users who have used their same forum password on other sites to change it immediately. " Ubuntu One, Launchpad and other Ubuntu/Canonical services are not affected by the breach, " company stated.
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Thousands of websites defaced after Belgium and Netherland domain registrars hacked

Thousands of websites defaced after Belgium and Netherland domain registrars hacked

Jul 11, 2013
On Tuesday, The Foundation for Internet Domain Registration (.NL) in the Netherlands (SIDN) was compromised and some malicious files were uploaded to their server by hackers. According to a blog post ,  SQL injection vulnerability was used to compromise one of the website ( 25jaarvan.nl ) on same server initially, that allows hacker to temporarily access to the domain name registration system. " The DRS web application was shut down and zone file publication was temporarily suspended. ", company said. " As a result of our precautionary action, some areas of the website that registrars use to download registrarship-related data have been unavailable since Tuesday evening. " In another cyber attack on Tuesday, several Belgium websites was also got defaced by another group of hackers. Domain Registrar behind Belgium i.e DNS.be was compromised by attackers. The hackers were able to infiltrate and modify a DNS server, pointing all of the websites to
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Turkish Government websites hacked by Anonymous, declares #OpTurkey

Turkish Government websites hacked by Anonymous, declares #OpTurkey

Jun 03, 2013
Internet Activists and Collective Hacker group Anonymous carried out a series of cyber attacks on Turkish government websites in retaliation for violent police response to anti-government protests, launched #OpTurkey operation. There are several videos to be seen on YouTube about the protest of yesterday, one of the videos show one of the protesters wearing an Anonymous mask . " You have censored social media and other communications of your people in order to suppress the knowledge of your crimes against them. Now Anonymous will shut you down and your own people will remove you from power, " the group tells the Turkish administration. The Anonymous attack came after a series of brutal clashes between police and protesters that arose on Friday after Turkish police conducted a crackdown on a peaceful environmental demonstration in Istanbul's Taksim Square. With #opTurkey , the hacktivist collective plans to "attack every Internet and communications asset of the Turkish g
Hacker insulted Thai Prime Minister, official website defaced with abusive comments

Hacker insulted Thai Prime Minister, official website defaced with abusive comments

May 08, 2013
The official website of the Office of the Thai Prime Minister was quickly taken down after a hacker defaced the website with abusive message pasted next to an altered photograph of a laughing Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra . The words " I'm a slutty moron " appeared briefly alongside a picture of a smiling Yingluck, followed by " I know that I am the worst Prime Minister ever in Thailand history!!! " . It was signed by " Unlimited Hack Team ". The PM's Office's site was hacked at around noon Wednesday. Technicians struggled to deal with the problem. An investigation has been launched and authorities seem confident that they can identify the culprits. Unlimited Hack Team has been around for a while. According to a lengthy video posted on YouTube , the team is two young men, who use well-known exploits and scripts to break into websites from a regular Windows Server PC. Prime minister's secretary-general said, "
Google Oman domain hijacked by Moroccan Hackers

Google Oman domain hijacked by Moroccan Hackers

Apr 21, 2013
Google's Oman domain ( https://www.google.com.om/ ) was reportedly defaced today due to a hijacking of the company's local domain name by by Moroccan Hackers . The credit being taken by " SQL_Master And Z0mbi3_Ma " serial website defacers. It seems that hackers successfully beached into Oman Telecommunication Company , who is domain registrar of Google's Oman domain and possible DNS hijack techniques is used to re-directed users to a different site whenever they tried to reach Google's local domain. The text on the hacked site reads: " 0h0h0h! U get FUCKED BY! And Z0mbi3_Ma SQL_Master for more: Z0mbi3_Ma@hotmail.com . / Morocco". Same group of hackers were responsible for hacking  The National Security Agency (NSA) in past.  Zone-H mirror record also available for proof of hack and at the time of writing, site is defaced. Whether you own 1 domain or over 100, domain security today is more important than ever. We will update the news with new information
Anonymous #OpIsrael, cyber crime and assumptions on state-sponsored interference

Anonymous #OpIsrael, cyber crime and assumptions on state-sponsored interference

Apr 18, 2013
Last April 7th the Anonymous collective hit the Israeli networks with a huge as historic offensive, for the first time an independent group of hackers declared war to a Governments to protest against its policy. Many web sites of the country were hit by DDoS attacks, the data on the event reported by Israel government are totally different from the information published by Anonymous that produced a report for #OpIsrael in which total damage are estimated of $3-plus billion. According security experts at TrendMicro the collective adopted various botnet coordinating large scale attacks, analyzing traffic directed to one of the targeted website, the researchers discovered that meanwhile usually more of 90% of the traffic is originated in Israel, during the attack almost the entire traffic was originated outside the country and internal connections have fallen to 9% as shown in the following chart: What is surprising is that TrendMicro discovered that many IP addre
Chinese hackers defaces Philippines News Agency website

Chinese hackers defaces Philippines News Agency website

Apr 15, 2013
Chinese hackers defaced the website of the government owned Philippines News Agency (PNA) on Sunday.  Defaced page of the website was with the Chinese flag and the text: " China Hacker EvilShadow Team, We are evil shadow. We are the team. We have our own dignity China Hacker Lxxker. " The hackers shared news of the attack on Facebook. The site was back to normal after an hour. This last hacking incident comes days after the arrest of 12 Chinese fishermen suspected of poaching after their boat ran aground in a protected marine park. This was not the first time that the site was hacked. Last year , cyber attacks on several government websites were blamed on Chinese hackers during a standoff in Scarborough Shoal, a group of rocky outcrops in the South China Sea that is close to main Philippine island of Luzon.
Google Kenya domain defaced by TiGER-M@TE

Google Kenya domain defaced by TiGER-M@TE

Apr 15, 2013
On Monday morning, Google has been the victim of a cyber-attack. Defacement attack was launched by Bangladeshi hacker TiGER-M@TE , their Kenyan domain google.co.ke  was defaced, instead the page splayed a black background€™ stamped in red across it. When a user visited the page the hacked screen spiraled in as some foreign music played in the background.  Google is the third most used site in Kenya. TiGER-M@TE has been quite active with defacements lately, and has targeted some high-profile sites in the past.
Pakistan Government servers messed up after security breach

Pakistan Government servers messed up after security breach

Mar 11, 2013
Today a cyber attack on Pakistan Government servers crash many Government departments's official websites including Ministry of Information Technology, Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Economic Affairs & Statistics, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Religious Affairs, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Environment and many more. Indian Hacker ' Godzilla ' continue to strike Pakistan Government because of their support to terrorism activities. Hacker said," all network owned including switches because they deserve it, I have not touched any innocent website because target is only Government " While Pakistani official are already aware about the risk from the newest viruses, worms and cyber attacks, so they having their servers running through a proxy server located at  https://202.83.164.6/ , but flawed cyber security practices once again results to messed up whole setup and hacker successfully breach into centralized local server locat
Philippines-Malaysia Cyber war over Sabah land dispute

Philippines-Malaysia Cyber war over Sabah land dispute

Mar 04, 2013
A series of websites defacement has been conducted between Philippines and Malaysia over the dispute in the land of Sabah. Hackers claiming to be part of Anonymous group from Malaysian and Filipino and attacking websites of each other. It was believed that the first online attacks were made by Malaysians and defaced the government-owned site of the municipality Moal Boal, Cebu, hours after a skirmish erupted between police and Sulu gunmen on Friday. Meanwhile the online shop of Philippine mobile services provider Globe Telecom was defaced by hackers claiming to be from the " MALAYSIA Cyb3r 4rmy ". A series of websites defacement has been conducted between Philippines and Malaysia over the dispute in the land of Sabah #security — The Hacker News™ (@TheHackersNews) March 2, 2013 On other side  Philippine Cyber Army hackers claiming to have attacked 175 Malaysia-based sites," Greetings Malaysia! Greetings Government! Stop attacking over our cyberspace or
Malawi Google ,MSN, Yahoo domains defaced by TiGER-M@TE

Malawi Google ,MSN, Yahoo domains defaced by TiGER-M@TE

Feb 14, 2013
Famous Bangladeshi hacker TiGER-M@TE  known for his big defacements strikes again! This time he teams up with another hacker ' h311 c0d3 ' for another big defacement campaign.  According to mirror records on Zone-H, These hackers managed to deface Malawi Google, Yahoo, MSN, Windows and many more top domains using DNS poisoning attack. During talk with ' The Hacker News ', hackers disclose that they collectively hacked into Malawi (.mw) Domain Registrar website and also target Master and Slave DNS servers. The attackers changed the authoritative DNS records for the affected domains, to point the domain names to their own web server with a deface page hosted on it. All this could have been much worse if the attacker had other goals in his mind rather than defacing famous websites. Imagine how many accounts could have been compromised, if these websites were redirected to a phishing page, instead of a defacement page. At the time of reporting, Domain Re
Hackers deface Hostgator Indian domain

Hackers deface Hostgator Indian domain

Feb 07, 2013
Hacking group 'today hack and deface Hostgator Indian domain  Hostgator.in  , which handles the Indian Operations of Hostgator.com with locally available servers and localized currency billing as well as support. Rather than editing homepage or other pages of site, hacker just added new file at on ftp with defacement purpose. At the time of writing, the page has been removed by firm but we had taken a screenshot this morning as shown below: The defacement page ends with message," We Are Anonymous ". No doubt that group have nothing to do with Hacktivist group Anonymous, but may be they use this term just for fun. Mirror of hacker is also uploaded to  Legend-h .
Pakistan Domain Registrar PKNIC Hacked

Pakistan Domain Registrar PKNIC Hacked

Feb 04, 2013
PKNIC, The Pakistan domain registrar of .com.pk, .pk, org.pk and others domains has been reportedly hacked again yesterday. A hackers group named PakBugs has claimed that they have successfully penetrated PKNIC servers and gained control of around 23,000 domains which included some of the most popular pakistani media websites also. This is not the first time that PKNIC servers have been compromised. Earlier a Turkish hacker successfully managed to penetrate PKNIC servers and redirected 284 .pk domains. Hacker redirect / deface many websites by changing the DNS records (DNS spoofing) of the websites which are maintained by PKNIC. However, it took the hacker 5 hour to submit all his defacement's on zone-h to make mirror's.
Anonymous hackers deface United States Sentencing Commission website

Anonymous hackers deface United States Sentencing Commission website

Jan 26, 2013
Anonymous hackers deface the official website of U.S. Sentencing Commission website (ussc.gov) on Friday under a new campaign called " Operation Last Resort " in memory of  Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz and also threatening to release a massive WikiLeaks-style exposure of sensitive U.S. government secrets. " The time has come to show the United States Department of Justice and its affiliates the true meaning of infiltration. The time has come to give this system a taste of its own medicine. " hackers said. The hack was performed in opposition to alleged unjust policies of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) with the late Aaron Swartz. They also had distributed encrypted government files and claimed to give away decryption keys publicly as soon as possible. Where as this is not specified exactly what files they have obtained. Swartz was facing up to 50+ years in prison and a $4 million fine after releasing pay-walled academic articles from the popula
Turkmenistan Gmail, Microsoft, Youtube Domains Hijacked

Turkmenistan Gmail, Microsoft, Youtube Domains Hijacked

Jan 25, 2013
Iranian hackers deface multiple big companies Turkmenistan domains (.tm) yesterday using DNS poisoning attack. All hacked domains are registered by NIC at Turkmenistan. Hacker managed to find and exploit a SQL Injection vulnerability in NIC website in order to get database of the site. Because the passwords was stored in plain text, that make more easy for those hacker to access the domain panels of each domain and changing the DNS entries to shift websites on a rouge server with defaced page. The defaced message as shown below: Defaced domains : www.youtube.tm www.gmail.tm www.msdn.tm www.intel.tm www.officexp.tm www.xbox.tm www.windowsvista.tm www.orkut.tm www.google.tm Mirror of hacks are available at Zone-H .
Payback, Indonesian president website defaced

Payback, Indonesian president website defaced

Jan 11, 2013
Hackers crew Jember Hacker terrorists (JHT) deface the official website of Indonesian president (https://www.presidensby.info) with a message reads, " This is a PayBack From Jember Hacker Team ". Hackers deface website of president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) apparently in protest at growing corruption and wealth inequality in the country and because of increasing anger at the current administration. Deface page mention hacker code name as " MJL007 " who performed the hack and government is working with law enforcement teams to examine log files in a bid to trace the origin of the attack. " Corruption is rampant, the poor are everywhere. The rich get richer, the poor get poorer ," hacker told . Mirror of hack is available at Zone-H .
Hackers and Anti-Government Protests rage across Iraq

Hackers and Anti-Government Protests rage across Iraq

Jan 05, 2013
Four Iraqi Government websites defaced today by hacker going by name " riSky ". Defaced domains include Iraq National Investment Commission website also. Where, Tens of thousands of protesters rallied across Iraq on Friday, charging that Sunni Muslims had been disenfranchised under the Shiite-led government of Prime Minister Nouri Maliki and pressing for detainees to be freed, there internal and externals hackers are also creating trouble for Government. Hacker claiming to hack the server, as proof he offer ' The Hacker News ' some screenshots of cpanel WHM, as shown below: Defaced Domain: investpromo.gov.iq nic.iq investpromo.com istithmar.iq Hack Mirror: https://zone-h.com/mirror/id/18883643 https://zone-h.com/mirror/id/18883647 https://zone-h.com/mirror/id/18883639 On going hacks and Protest in Iraq are driving the protests in the hopes of creating their own semi-autonomous region akin to Kurdistan, emboldened by the belief that the ongoing up
TopTV and Reliance Netconnect websites hacked by Brazilian hackers

TopTV and Reliance Netconnect websites hacked by Brazilian hackers

Jan 02, 2013
The TopTV website and Reliance Netconnect broadband provider websites compromised today by Brazilian hacking crew named " HighTech Brazil HackTeam ". Index.php from Reliance Netconnect and few internal pages of TopTV defaced. Heather Kennedy from TopTV said that they are aware of the breach of security on its website," The IT department was working on the problem all day yesterday, New Year's Day. The site will be restored shortly " Recently the official website of Interpol Indonesia National Central Bureau (interpol.go.id) and many Singapore websites were also hacked by same hackers. The same hacker or group of hackers have also defaced the PG Glass website. The PG Glass home page currently (2 January at 09:30) displays the message " Hackeado por HighTech Brazil HackTeam… " Defaced URLs: https://www.toptv.co.za/index.php?option=com_tvguide&Itemid=29 https://www.reliancenetconnect.co.in/index.php
Acer Domains Defaced and 20k Credentials leaked

Acer Domains Defaced and 20k Credentials leaked

Dec 02, 2012
While Exploring Zone-H , today we found that Turkish Ajan Hacker Group hacked into few Acer Indian domains and Deface the sites.  Hacker also dump the complete data of 20,000 users and upload the file on a file sharing website . 6 sub domains are reported to be hacked 24 hours before and having deface page their at the time of writing. Deface Page shows that, Hacker performed the hack to show their protest against bombing by Israel on Gaza. Hacked Sites https://acn.acer.co.in/index.html https://adn.acer.co.in/index.html https://aln.acer.co.in/index.html https://asn.acer.co.in/index.html https://humanet.acer.co.in/index.html https://select.acer.co.in/index.html Mirrors of Hacks: https://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/18681361 https://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/18681333 https://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/18681316 https://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/18681313 https://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/18681314 https://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/18681315
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