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Singapore police arrested six men for allegedly hacking Prime Minister and President websites

Singapore police arrested six men for allegedly hacking Prime Minister and President websites

November 12, 2013Wang Wei
A Singaporean hacker calling himself the " The Messiah " was arrested in Kuala Lumpur last Monday for hacking into a Singaporean government website over two weeks ago - from a Kuala Lumpur apartment. James Raj (35) charged with hacking of  Ang Mo Kio town council  website and posting a symbol associated with international hacker group Anonymous. He was charged under the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act. If found guilty, he could be jailed for up to three years and fined S$10 , 000. Police said Raj was also linked to a series of hacking incidents, including penetrating the website of a charity group related to the ruling People's Action Party. Police declined to give details but suggested that Raj was not responsible for defacing the prime minister's office and presidential palace websites on November 7 and 8. Five other local men are being held for allegedly hacking the websites of Singapore's president and prime minister websites i.e.  Muhammad
Hacker insulted Thai Prime Minister, official website defaced with abusive comments

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

May 08, 2013Mohit Kumar
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, "
Indian Defence organisation DRDO website hacked

Indian Defence organisation DRDO website hacked

November 01, 2012Mohit Kumar
Algerian hackers going by name ' SanFour25 ' yesterday deface 7 Indian government  websites including Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), West Bengal police and the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) websites. According to TheHindu , The most sensitive website that came under attack was the one operated by the Recruitment and Assessment Centre (RAC) of the DRDO ( www.rac.gov.in/experts/Dz.php ). The website was down for over 9 hours, which actually deals with the recruitment of scientists to the several laboratories of the DRDO. List of Hacked domains: https://rciregistration.nic.in/rehabcouncil/Dz.txt policewb.gov.in/wbp/counter.txt www.rac.gov.in/experts/Dz.php www.diu.gov.in/departments/Dz.php gpra.nic.in/writereaddata/Dz.php birapdbt.nic.in/video/Dz.php iii.gov.in/tmp/Dz.php Mirrors of hacked sites are available on Zone-H at  SanFour25 archive. It is possible that  the hackers could have attacked the website to get details of the scientist
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