11 Sub-domains of University of New South Wales UNSW Hacked by s13doeL

A hacker going with the handle of s13doeL has hacked and defaced 11 sub-domains of Australia’s University of New South Wales. The hacker seems to found some kind of vulnerability on university’s server, allowing him to get it and hacked only the sub-domains but not the main domain. 

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The hacked sub-domains belong to different departments and labs of the university such as Coastal and Regional Oceanography Lab, Neilan Laboratory of Microbial and Molecular Diversity, Water Information System for the Environment, The Australian Wetlands & Rivers Centre (AWRC), School of Computer Science and Engineering, Community Eye Health Program, Test domain of Physics Science, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Workshop & Conferences on Science program and sub-domain of Department of Psychology.

The hacker uploaded his deface page in .txt format with a simple note of s13doeL was Here on all of the hacked websites but the reason for targeting site or the origin of s13doeL is unknown.

The links of targeted sites: 

www.oceanography.unsw.edu.au
www.neilanlab.unsw.edu.au/
www.wise.unsw.edu.au/
www.wetrivers.unsw.edu.au/
www.fcu.science.unsw.edu.au
www.communityeyehealth.unsw.edu.au
www.test7.science.unsw.edu.au
www.materialstest.science.unsw.edu.au
www.conferences.science.unsw.edu.au
www.materials.unsw.edu.au
www.choicetask.psy.unsw.edu.au

The Mirrors of hacked websites: 

http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/19155613

http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/19155615

http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/19155618

http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/19155619

http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/19155622

http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/19155623

http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/19155625

http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/19155628

http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/19155633

http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/19155635

http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/19155612

At the time of publishing this article, all 11 sub-domains were down and displaying Site Under Maintenance message. 

Waqas

Waqas Amir is a Milan-based cybersecurity journalist with a passion for covering latest happenings in cyber security and tech world. In addition to being the founder of this website, Waqas is also into gaming, reading and investigative journalism.