Egyptian Ministry of Information Website Hacked by Libyan Hackers

The official website of Egyptian Ministry of Information has been hacked and defaced by hackers from a group going with the handle of Libyan Cyber Army.

Egyptian ministry website was hacked few hours ago and left with a deface page, displaying Libyan flag on it. The reason for targeting the Egyptian Ministry of Information was not mentioned anywhere.

However a note on the deface page was expressed as Hacked by the Great Team.’

Deface page left by the hackers
Deface page left by the hackers

Link of targeted website along with its mirror is available below:

http://www.moinfo.gov.eg/vote/
http://zone-h.com/mirror/id/22260120

This is the first time when Libyan Cyber Army has successfully defaced high profile Egyptian ministry website. In past, the same hackers had hacked government owned websites from Libya and privately owned Israeli websites. 

At the time of publishing this article, the website of Egyptian Ministry of Information was hacked and displaying deface page left by the hackers.


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.