New York State Government Sub-Domain Hacked by Indonesian Hacker

An  Indonesian hacker going with the handle of Jje Incovers has hacked and defaced a sub-domain of New York State Government information portal.

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The defaced domain belongs to Hudson River Valley Greenway (hudsongreenway.state.ny.us) which is now displying a .txt deface page uploaded by the hacker with a simple note. However, the reason for targeting Hudson River Valley was not mentioned anywhere.

According to the deface note:

  • Hacked by Jje Incovers , I’m single Attacker !! – SANJUNGAN JIWA !!

Link of targeted site with its mirror can be found below:

http://hudsongreenway.state.ny.us/-.txt
http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/21241309

Hackers have been targeting and successfully hacking government owned websites of the United States. Two days ago the official websites of Fairfield Police and Jasper County Police were hacked by Indonesian hacker.

While a week ago AnonGhost  had hacked Hillside Illinois Police Department website against NATO Strikes and 8 NASA domains were hacked the same day.

At the time of publishing this article, the sub-domain of  New York State Government information portal was hacked and displaying .txt note left by the hacker.


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.