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Thursday, May 13, 2010

6 Libyan oppositional sites hacked/defaced - January 2009


DATE:
2009-01

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
Libya

AFFECTED SITES:
akhbar-libya.com, justice4libya.com, thenewlibya.com, libyaforum.org, transparency-libya.com, and Akhbar al-Inkadh (URL unknown)

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Defaced, offline

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
Defacement

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
6 Libyan oppositional websites hacked and defaced with content from the Libyan President's website. According to (2), "the government was annoyed by some articles and some reader cmoments on some interactive sites."

URLS:
1. http://nawaat.org/portail/2009/01/30/north-africa-are-political-websites-more-likely-to-get-hacked/
2. http://www.openarab.net/en/node/1632
3. http://www.libyan-national-movement.org/article.php?artid=3796


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