Sri Lankan Prime Minister’s Office Website Hacked

The Sri Lankan prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has his office website hacked by a hacktivist who hacks for #ForSyria.

A hacker going with the handle of Dr.MwNs has hacked and defaced the official website of Prime Minister’s Office Sri Lanka earlier today.

The hacker left a deface page along with a “Hacked by Dr.MwNs” note on the homepage of the PM’s website. Those visiting the site can also hear Maher Zain’s Thank You Allah song in the background.

A full preview of the deface page is available below

sri-lankan-prime-ministers-office-website-hacked

Link of targeted website along with its zone-h mirror is available below

http://www.pmoffice.gov.lk
http://zone-h.com/mirror/id/24670165

Looking at the hacker’s zone-h submissions we can see some of his previous hacks which include hundreds of Turkish websites while his twitter handle shows he breached into the Bhutan Telecom Ltd server which further provided him access to Google Bhutan domain.

Other tweets from the hacker show he is fluent in Arabic.

At the time of publishing this article, the Sri Lanking Prime Minister’s Office website was hacked with the deface page uploaded by the hacker.

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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.