An Indonesian based hacking group identifying itself as Jember Hacker Team (JHT), hacked and defaced the official website of Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s (presidensby.info) yesterday. 

jember-hacker-team-sby

The hackers left a deface page and a message on hacked Presidency website, according to which:

Hacked by MJL007 Jember Hacker Team..“This is a payback from the Jember Hacker Team.

The site is used directly by the President of Indonesia for updates related to his daily activities, policy announcements and other news and updates related to the government of Indonesia.  Meanwhile the official spokesman had denied the cyber attack on President’s website and that the hacker only redirected the site to other DNS address. 

Link of targeted website: http://presidensby.info

Link of hacked website mirror: http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/18912807

The Jember Hacking Team is running their own online hacking forum in Indonesian language. 

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.