Bangladesh Ministry of Culture, Labor and Food Websites Hacked by Algerian and Saudi Hackers

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In two different cyber attacks by two different hackers have targeted Bangladeshi government websites, as a result the official websites of Ministry of Cultural Affairs,  Labour and Employment and two websites of Ministry of Food have been hacked and defaced.

The website of ministry of Cultural Affairs was hacked by Algerian hacker going with the handle of Aghilas, while the websites of ministry of Labour and Employment and two websites of Ministry of Food were hacked by Saudi hacker going with the handle of Mr.Nazim.

Algerian hacker Aghilas and Saudi hacker Mr.Nazim left their defaces pages along with messages on all hacked sites, according to which:

  • HaCkeD By Aghilas GreetZ To : Erreur404 / DzPhoenix / Hacker-Fire / OverDz / ….. & All My Friends, Algerian Hacker and HackeD By Mr.Nazim.

Links and mirrors of all targeted websites along with their mirrors are mentioned below:

  • http://zone-h.org/mirror/id/20560384
  • www.mole.gov.bd/media
  • http://zone-h.org/mirror/id/20507092
  • www.fd.gov.bd/media
  • http://zone-h.org/mirror/id/20507093
  • www.mofood.gov.bd/media
  • http://zone-h.org/mirror/id/20507094

Saudi hacker Mr.Nazim defaced these sites on 13th August while Algerian hacker Aghilas had hacked the site on 18th August 2012.

At the time of publishing this article, website of Ministry of Cultural Affairs was still hacked, displaying deface page left by the hacker while all other three sites were 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.