Iraqs' Ministry of Oil Website Hacked by Iraqi-Top Hacker
Iraqs’ Ministry of Oil Website Hacked by Iraqi-Top Hacker

A Hacker going with the handle of Iraqi-Top has hacked and defaced the official website of  Iraq’s Ministry of Oil (oil.gov.iq) yesterday.

Iraqi-Top Hacker left a deface page along with a message on the hacked websites which doesn’t explain any reason for attacking the ministry site, however it does show Iraqi Prime Minister’s cartoon with Iran and America written above.

“Hacked by Iraqi-Top Hacker, Iran and America.” 

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


http://zone-h.com/mirror/id/19273943

The Ministry of Oil is the Iraqi government agency responsible for Iraqi petroleum and every oil deal that is done goes through the ministry.

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.