Syrian Hacker Hacks Avast Anti-Virus Serbia Website, Demands Free Syria

Syrian Hacker Hacks Avast Anti-Virus Serbia Website, Demands Free SyriaDr.SHA6H, a hacker who claims to be from Syria who apposes President Bashar Ul Assad has hacked and defaced the official website of Avast anti-virus distributor for Serbia.

The site was defaced on 1st October, left with a deface page along with a message in which the hacker bashed governments around the world and human rights organizations. The deface message was expressed in following words:

  • When patience and children being killed and women raped! three years in a row and there is no solution to the blood in Syria? what do you do if the blood of children oil… all the world is seeking to oil..Is this humanity that we are studying in school and universities and everywhere? all we do now speech what action from government and human rights organizations!

Link of targeted website along with its mirror can be found below:

http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/20893681
http://www.avast.co.rs/

However, this is not the first time when Avast Serbia distributor got hacked. In 2011 and 2012, the same site was successfully defaced.

Dr.SHA6H is the same hacker who has hacked Avira Anti-Virus Slovenia & United Nation Armenia , United Nations Information Center Jakarta, Venezuela Military Domains, Adidas Israel  and several other high profile websites from all over the world in support of free Syria.

At the time of publishing this article, the website 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.