Hackers left a deface page along with a message on the hacked Federal Ministry of Finance website. The deface message explains the reason for targeting Nigerian cyber space. According to the message:
Moroccan Ghosts! Website Hacked! Coz you support the Algerian Front of Polisario! Dedicated to All Moroccans ..
Link of targeted website along with its mirror is available below:
This is not the first time when Moroccan Ghosts have targeted high profile Nigerian government website. On October 31, 2013 the hackers had hacked and defaced the official website of Nigerian Ministry of Defense over Sahara Dispute.
Polisario Front is a Sahrawi rebel national liberation movement working for the independence of Western Sahara from Morocco. The Polisario Front is an observer member of Socialist International. The Polisario Front is outlawed in the Morocco’s administrated part of Western Sahara.
At the time of publishing this article, the website was of Nigerian Federal Ministry of Finance was hacked and displaying deface page left by the hackers.