Peshawar high court website hacked, defaced by Indian hackers

Site restored shortly after being defaced. Hackers relate hacking in reaction to 2008 Mumbai attacks.


Umer Farooq/web Desk December 21, 2012

The website of the Peshawar high court was hacked and defaced on Friday apparently by Indian hackers.

However, the site was restored shortly after the hack.

According to the message left by the hackers “Da Killar” & “H4x4rWo”, the hack was in remembrance of November, 2008, Mumbai attacks.

A message posted by the hackers read:
“Never Forget 26/11 and Rest In Peace Victims Of 26/11”

The hackers further pointed out that security employed by the website administrators was not strong enough to keep them out.
“Your Security SUCKS!!!!!”

Chief Justice (CJ) PHC Dost Muhammad Khan when contacted told The Express Tribune that they have started recovering the page adding it could take time to recover the page. When asked why Indian hackers would hack the PHC website, he said ”there could be someone else behind hacking the PHC page.”

When contacted, Registrar PHC Subhan Sher told The Express Tribune that they have alerted their information technology experts adding they will soon restore the page however, refused to give a timeframe for restoration of the PHC website.

Earlier in December, hacker EboZ told Techcrunch that he had managed to hack into databases of NADRA and FIA with access to their data, pointing out security of Pakistani websites was not as sophisticated and impregnable as claimed.

COMMENTS (4)

Moxet | 8 years ago | Reply

Agree with your Jhony Brave, lots of our professionals are working a data entry operators and the one with intermediate certificate and 6 months e-commerce short course is web developer in govt departments.

Jhony Bravo | 8 years ago | Reply

This is what happens when u dont give job opportunities to your own software programers, and give them jobs of typist,,, Shame on Nadra and FIA if they have been hacked

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