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Pakistan Domain Registrar PKNIC Hacked

Pakistan Domain Registrar PKNIC Hacked

February 04, 2013Mohit Kumar
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.
Israeli Bing, MSN, Skype, Live and other Defaced by Pakistani hackers

Israeli Bing, MSN, Skype, Live and other Defaced by Pakistani hackers

November 19, 2012Mohit Kumar
Where Anonymous declared war on the Israeli websites , today another Pakistani hacking group also came forward in support of GAZA by taking down multiple big Israeli sites and deface all Microsoft related Israeli domains including Bing, MSN, Skype, Live and other. Hacker start with " The Notorious Hackers are Back " , including 1337, H4x0rL1f3 , ZombiE_KsA and Invectus. But we are in contact with ZombiE_KsA (Founder of PakBug Forum) from last 2 years, so I just ask ZombiE_KsA about his involvement in this hack, and he clearly declined his involvement and said that other Pakistani hackers are using his name without permission in the Israeli deface pages to show his support , " and they copied my index as well, " he said. Anyway, deface page said, " on the behalf of all Pakistani and all Muslims," promising that "your war on Gaza will make you cry blood. " Zone-h of all defaced sites are available  here . Defaced domains are :
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