A hacker going with the handle of Anti-NSA has hacked and defaced the official website Angry Birds following reports that NSA and British spy agencies are collecting personal information of users via the game app.

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The official website of Angry Birds was left with a deface page in which hacker turned Angry Birds in to Spying Birds with NSA’s official logo.

Saara Bergström, vice president of marketing communications at Rovio Entertainment, the Finnish company that develops Angry Birds said that:

  • The defacement was caught in minutes and corrected immediately. The end user data was in no risk at any point.

Link of targeted website along with its mirror is available below:

http://www.angrybirds.com/
http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/21666969

Just two days ago, according to newly leaked documents by Snowden, it was revealed that NSA and British based agencies are spying on people using leaky apps like Angry Birds, Dreamy Smurf, Facebook, Twitter and Google Maps.

At the time of publishing this article, the website of Angry Birds was restored and working online.


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.