A hacker going with the handle Sultan Brain from Kurdish Elite Security Team has hacked and defaced three top SriLankan government owned news portal (News.lk).
Hacked websites are actually sub-domains of News.lk, which is the official Government News Portal of Srilanka; running directly under the Department of Government Information.
Hacker left a deface message along with a message on all three websites, however didn’t explained the reason to target SriLankan government.
Hacked by Kurdish Elite Security Team!! In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful, Hacked by Sultan Brain or Mr.Moein & Emperor Kurds. Kurdish elite security team, Thanks to all Kurdish.
The targeted websites belong to SriLankan Information Channel (webcast.news.lk), Tamil News Website (tamil.news.lk) and Sinhalese News website sinhala.news.lk
Mirrors of hacked websites are available below:
At the time of publishing this article, all 3 websites were down and taken offline.