WikiLeaks Hacked by Saudi Arabia based OurMine Hacking Group, Says Reports

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An infamous programmer aggregate gave Wikileaks a terrify late Wednesday night, seizing the association’s front page and influencing it to seem like the site itself had been genuinely traded off. The gathering, known as the OurMine hacking group, transparently derided Wikileaks all alone landing page, guaranteeing they hacked the site. Nonetheless, the fact of the matter is somewhat more confounded.

WikiLeaks Hacked by Saudi Arabia based OurMine Hacking Group
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WikiLeaks is the last casualty of the famous OurMine programmer gathering, on Thursday the team destroyed the site of the organization,WikiLeaks.org. The site was mutilated and guests were diverted through a DNS harming assault to a page made by OurMine showing the accompanying messages.

“Hi, it’s OurMine (Security Group), don’t worry we are just testing your…. blablablab, oh wait, this is not a security test! Wikileaks, remember when you challenged us to hack you?”

Wikileaks Official Website Got Hacked by Ourmine

OurMine, which has become famous by assuming control over the Twitter accounts significant tech big names like Mark Zuckerberg and even brands like the NFL and HBO, didn’t really hack the Wikileaks servers. Rather, they focused on the area name server that interprets the web address (for this situation, Wikileaks.org) into the IP address of the real site. By capturing the DNS, OurMine could reroute web activity from the Wikileaks landing page onto its own server, where it showed the insulting content.

Beside posting a message on the site, they posted series of tweets on twitter enumerating the basis behind the hack. At first, the general population who wind up addressing why we hacked it, we did that because of they tested us to hack them about various months before. We have now been locked in on this for a truly lengthy timespan, Lastly, we did this! also, its hacked!”

There is no such thing as an official insistence about how the site was hacked, in any case it appears that the gathering completed a DNS harming ambush sensibly than assaulting WikiLeaks’ servers right away. The gathering additionally hacked web-based social networking records of HBO and Game of Thrones.

The Saudi Arabian gathering of white cap programmers hacked the Netflix US Twitter account in December to advance its site and hacking administrations, it is known for its assaults against prominent Twitter accounts. The rundown of casualties is long and incorporates Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter prime supporter Evan Williams, David Guetta Daniel Ek, previous Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, the CEO and originator of Spotify, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and numerous others.

The rundown of casualties is long and incorporates Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter prime supporter Evan Williams, David Guetta Daniel Ek, previous Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, the CEO and originator of Spotify, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and numerous others.

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