Sri Lankan Ministry of Mass Media and Information Website Hacked by Pakistan Cyber Army

Sri Lankan-MinistrY of Mass Media and Information H4x0r3D!

Pakistan Cyber Army member H4x0r Hussy has hacked and defaced the official website of Sri Lankan Ministry of Mass Media and Information (media.gov.lk) today. 

The hacker left his group’s deface page along with a message and a Youtube video containing news clips of Sri Lankan Army’s activities during war against Tamil Tigers. The deface message also shows abusive words against the Sri Lankan government,a warning it to stop alleged killings of Tamils. 

According to the deface message “Here u go Sri lankan B******s…Ministry of Mass Media and Information H4x0r3D!  Y0 Security Got Pown3D! ;) ..Stop Killing Innocent Tamil Ppl Or Get prepared 4 Attacks From Us!.. We Pakistanis are with Everyone! All We Want Is Justice! Justice Everywhere.”

The link of targeted website along with its mirror can be found below. 

media.gov.lk

http://www.zone-h.org/mirror/id/19389681

Pakistani Cyber army is very active these days, on 23rd February 2013, the group attacked Indian cyber space by hacking and defacing seven Indian government ministries.  

This is the first time when I have witnessed a Pakistani hacking group speaking against Sri Lankan government against its internal affairs as both nations enjoys friendly status for over a decade. 

At the time of publishing this article, the website was hacked and displaying deface page left by the hacker. 


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.